According to a new report, Dr. Anthony Fauci is set to have the largest retirement package in the history of the federal government. Fauci will allegedly be receiving more than $350,000 per year out of the pockets of taxpayers when he leaves federal employment.
As The Daily Wire reports:
When Dr. Anthony Fauci retires, he will receive the largest federal retirement package in United States history, according to Forbes, with a golden parachute that would exceed $350,000 per year.
“Our auditors at OpenTheBooks.com estimate Dr. Fauci’s annual retirement would exceed $350,000. Thereafter, his pension and benefits would continue to increase through annual cost-of-living adjustments,” Forbes reported. “Fauci has 55 years of service as a federal employee.”
As the outlet noted, Fauci was the highest-paid federal employee for the second year in a row, out-earning the President of the United States and more than 4 million of his federal colleagues.
“As director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Fauci earned $434,312 in 2020, the latest year available, up from $417,608 in 2019,” Forbes explained. Between the years of 2018 and 2020 alone, Fauci earned a total of $1.252 million in salary.
When asked, Fauci claims he doesn’t plan on retiring under after the coronavirus pandemic is finally under control.