Kamala Harris Earned More Money in Memoir Royalties Than Joe Biden in 2022: Report

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May 16 2023, Published 8:00 p.m. ET

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Battle of the books!

Vice President Kamala Harris earned more in royalties for her 2019 memoir, The Truths We Hold, than President Joe Biden made for both Promise to Keep: On Life, which was published in 2007, and his 2017 memoir, Promise Me. Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose, combined, it was reported.

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Financial reports shared by the White House earlier this week revealed that the 80-year-old POTUS made "less than $201" for his 2007 release and between $2,501 and $5,000 for his memoir, while VP Harris raked in $41,104 in royalties for her tell-all tome.

The report also noted that she made another $40,209 from her book SuperHeroes Are Everywhere, which also hit shelves in 2019.

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Harris and Biden aren't the only writers in the White House. In 2022, First Lady Jill Biden earned less than $1,000 in royalties for her children's book, Don't Forget, God Bless Our Troops, as well as between $5,001 and $15,000 for her 2020 kids' tale titled, Joey — The Story of Joe Biden.

She received an additional hefty amount between $15,001 and $50,000 in income for various speaking and writing engagements throughout the year.

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Aside from documenting the pair of politicians' earnings as authors, the financial filing also noted that the current president has a new "Treasury Bill" worth anywhere between $1,000 and $15,000 in his portfolio, and that the Bidens also took out a home equity loan against one of their homes in Delaware that had been purchased for more than $2 million in 2017.

The amount of the loan was disclosed to be between $15,000 and $50,000. However, the reason for the home equity loan was not provided in the report.

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Per the filing, Joe and Jill's investments appear to be worth anywhere between $1.09 million and $2.57 million.

They also paid over $137,000 in federal income taxes in 2022 and still appear to owe between a quarter and a half a million dollars on one of their Delaware properties.

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New York Post reported the contents of the White House report.


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