Joe Biden will take the oath of the newly elected President of the United States in Washington DC on Wednesday, January 20. In his swearing-in, current President Republican Donald Trump will not be present.
In America's history, this opportunity has come after 1869 when no current President is attending the swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected President. Today we are going to tell you how much salary does the President of America gets and what facilities are available with it?
US President's residence
The US President lives in the White House. This six-story building is spread over 55,000 square feet. It consists of 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, and 28 fireplaces. The White House also has Boling Alley, tennis courts, a family movie theater, a jogging track, and a swimming pool. Apart from this, five chefs, social secretaries, calligraphers, florists, valets, and butlers are employed to cook.
The guest house for the President of the United States is 70,000 square feet larger than the White House. It has 119 rooms and includes more than 20 bedrooms for guests to stay. It also has 35 bathrooms, four dining rooms, a gym, a flower shop, and a hair salon.
America's president also gets Air Force One to travel, which is equipped with many advanced technologies. Apart from this, US President also gets Marine One which is the official Chopper of the President. The cruise can operate at speeds up to 150 mph even if the engine fails.
The US President receives a taxable salary of $ 4,00,000 (Rs. 2,94,19,440). They also receive an entertainment allowance of $ 19,000, an annual expense allowance of $ 50,000, and a non-taxable travel allowance of $ 100,000.
The US president also receives a pension. The annual pension of a retired president is $ 200,000. Also, the widow of a former president also receives an annual allowance of $ 100,000.