Ben Carson shows little if any interest in what over-priced pharmaceuticals are doing to the lean budgets of seniors.
Asked what to do about the pharmaceutical industry’s outrageous pricing policies, he mildly said: “No question that some people go overboard when it comes to trying to make profits,” and then he careened off to the cost of government rules on “the average small manufacturer.” ...NYTimes
But did he say anything about what he'd get after his retirement from the White House, should we be lucky enough to find him the winner in November of '16? I don't think so.
When a president leaves the White House he's still on the government payroll, receiving an annual pension of about $200,000, health care, paid official travel and an office.
Rent for President Jimmy Carter's Atlanta office is $102,000 per year, according to 2010 figures compiled by the Congressional Research Service. President George H. W. Bush's Houston office costs $175,000 per year. President Bill Clinton's office in the pricey real estate market of New York City is $516,000. ...CNN