Millard Fillmore: Grocer Subsistence

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Millard Fillmore Money Quote saying before the ‘Former Presidents Act’ awarded retired presidents a cabinet level salary (currently $207,800 yearly) was complaining of the need to make a living after serving the highest office. Millard Fillmore said:
 
It is a national disgrace that our Presidents, after having occupied the highest position in the country, should be cast adrift, and, perhaps, be compelled to keep a corner grocery for subsistence Quote
 

“It is a national disgrace that our Presidents, after having occupied the highest position in the country, should be cast adrift, and, perhaps, be compelled to keep a corner grocery for subsistence” — Millard Fillmore

 
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