Millionaire Bernie Sanders Still Gets Mayoral Pension from 1980s Gig

Breitbart | 4/24/2019 | Staff
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Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who recently released his tax returns revealing that he is a millionaire, is still receiving a pension from his time serving as the mayor of Burlington, Vermont. Sanders served as the city’s mayor for eight years.

According to his tax return, in 2018 Sanders received $5,241 from his Burlington gig.

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Sanders receives a salary of $174,000 a year as a Senator.

CNBC reported:

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Public disclosure records show that Sanders, who began serving in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1991 and in the Senate in 2007, has received nearly $62,000 in Burlington pension payouts since 2005. One of the co-chairs of the Sanders campaign, Rep. Ro Khanna of California, once blasted then-incumbent Rep. Mike Honda for receiving multiple government pensions while serving in Congress.

Khanna used his opposition in a bid to unseat Honda, also a California Democrat, in 2014, which failed. But Khanna did win the...
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