WASHINGTON, D.C. — As President Donald Trump faces a second Congressional impeachment trial, the fate of his post-office pension could be at risk.
What You Need To Know
- Once presidents leave office, the Former Presidents Act provides several lifetime benefits
- Included are a pension, funding for staff and office space, and lifetime Secret Service protection
- With the exception of Secret Service protection, if Trump is convicted in the Senate, he would lose those benefits
The Former Presidents Act provides several lifetime benefits to former presidents.
Those post-presidential perks include a $200,000+ pension, funding for staff and office space, and lifetime Secret Service protection.
Any president removed from office through impeachment loses those perks, with the exception of a life long Secret Service detail.
PERKS FOR FORMER PRESIDENTS
A sitting President of the United States receives $400,000 annual in compensation.
A post-office pension is equal to the rate of a Cabinet…
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