Barack Obama draws criticism for $400,000 Wall Street speech fee

Barack Obama draws criticism for $  400,000 Wall Street speech feeBarack Obama has drawn criticism for accepting an invitation to speak at a Wall Street conference for almost half a million dollars. The former President will receive $ 400,000, equal to his annual pay as President, for a speech at Cantor Fitzgerald’s healthcare conference as a keynote speaker in September. Mr Obama’s fee is nearly twice as much as Hillary Clinton has charged private companies for similar events.



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