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Chris' list: Bush's pension benefits top $1 million

A new report shows being President is an lucrative job - even after you leave office.
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Chris' List

A new report shows being President is an lucrative job - even after you leave office.

The nonpartisan Congressional Research Service says the government spent almost $3.7 million in pension benefits on the four former presidents last year.

Here are the four highest totals:

  • 4. Jimmy Carter: $500,000
  • 3. George H.W. Bush: almost $850,000
  • 2. Bill Clinton: just under $1 million
  • 1. George W. Bush: more than $1.3 million