White House press secretary Jen Psaki turned out to be one of the highest paid White House employees with a salary of $ 180,000 a year, and President of the United States Joe Biden became the leader among American leaders in the most expensive salary in the history of Washington. On Friday, July 2, reports Daily mail…
As it became known from report employees of the White House, which is annually provided to the American Congress, in total, representatives of the American government cost the taxpayer $ 49.6 million. According to the analysis Forbes, which notes that Biden’s salary is “the most expensive payment in American history,” the US population will have to pay the state another $ 200 million over the next four years of the administration. The corresponding figure, as emphasized in the article, exceeds the expenses of the last two presidents of the United States – Donald Trump and Barack Obama. So, the Trump administration spent $ 164.3 million during one term of the 45th president, and the Obama administration spent $ 188.5 million.
According to Psaki, the increase in the number of White House employees is a need to fulfill the “incredible” needs, caused, among other things, by the coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, the American administration focuses on the historical flavor of the government staff: women make up the majority (60%) of the department’s employees, and almost half (44%) are representatives of various ethnic and racial groups.
22 Biden administration assistants cost $ 180,000 each annually. Among them are Jen Psaki herself and the head of administration Ron Klein. Additional distinguished names include Senior Adviser to the President Nira Tanden, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, Senior Adviser Cedric Richmond, Domestic Policy Adviser Susan Rice and National Climate Advisor Gene McCarthy. The most expensive representative of the White House was Molly Groom, an immigration policy adviser with an annual salary of $ 185.6 thousand.
Earlier in May, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ earnings became known from the published income statements of the White House representatives. So, the head of the American government together with his wife for 2020 received $ 607,336, while the Vice President of the United States and her husband Doug Emhoff three times more – $ 1,695,225.