According to the federal filing, Mr. Cheney now has , options outstanding, , of which are unvested. The filing said he has agreed to donate after-tax proceeds from exercising his options to charity. As part of the agreement, Mr. Cheney also turned over discretion on when to exercise the options. You may change your billing preferences at any time in the Customer Center or call Customer Service.
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Vice President Dick Cheney and Mrs. Cheney Release Income Tax Return
While compensation for such offices as the U. Bush and Dick Cheney, the former U. The Constitution prohibits pay raises for sitting presidents. On top of the salary and expense accounts, both the U.
Cheney Income At $36 Million; Bush: $894,880
Cheney, often cited as the most powerful vice president in American history,   ended his tenure as an unpopular figure in American politics. He began his political career as an intern for Congressman William A. Steiger , eventually working his way into the White House during the Nixon and Ford administrations.
Most of the president's income came from interest earned on his profits from the sale of his investment in the Texas Rangers baseball team in , while the Cheneys' income reflected the closing out of Mr. Cheney's accounts at Halliburton, the global oil services company where he was chief executive until he resigned on Aug. No law requires presidents or vice presidents to release their income tax returns. Nixon took during his first year in the White House.