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Joe Biden’s personal finances — at least as he lists them publicly for voters — don’t add up.
The politician who reveled in the moniker “Middle Class Joe” carried a relatively modest portfolio during 47 years in public office. But he scored a $16 million-plus windfall after he left the Obama White House. That includes $11 million he and his wife Jill earned in 2017, mostly on book and speaking fees, $4.6 million in 2018 and $985,000 last year, according to tax returns he made public earlier in the election.
But when he filed a federal financial disclosure form earlier this year to run for president, the Bidens listed only assets of between $1.5 million and $3.2 million. And that invites the question: Where did the rest of the money go?
“I can guarantee you if I was auditing those forms, I’d have questions,” says Paul Miller, the owner of New York-based tax firm Miler & Company LLP. more