Skip to comments.One percent Pelosi: Minority leader richest in House
Posted on 06/14/2012 5:52:52 PM PDT by kingattax
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and her Republican counterpart, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, are the wealthiest members of the U.S. House leadership, according to financial disclosure forms.
Pelosi, 72, of California tops the list of House leaders, with $40 million to $187 million in financial assets she reports with her husband, San Francisco commercial real estate investor Paul Pelosi. Most of their assets are listed as rental properties in California and partnership income in companies including investment management and restaurants. ...
Pelosi, who yielded the speakership to Boehner after Republicans won control of the House, and her husband [also] own a vineyard in St. Helena, California, valued between $5 million and $25 million. Read original article at Bloomberg
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Does anybopdy wonder why these people are politicians.?
The perks can make you rich if you are not too concerned with legalities , and don’t mind taking aadvantage of your position.
A lobbyist here a lobbyist there, a few laws made at the right time, insider trading.Slush funds, campaign funds.
It all adds up over time.
Woah, that's quite a percentage spread in terms of estimated wealth...roughly 250%
Must come in handy when they criticize Bush's tax cuts for the evil 1%'ers
Ooops, 450%....even worse than I thought!
Has anyone seen her tax return? Bet she's paying a lower rate than Buffet's secretary.
What about Cantor? I could not find any info on the posted article and going to the source yielded no information either.
It’s good to be queen......