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Jeb Bush has made most of his millions from speaking, consulting fees, tax returns show

Jeb Bush has made most of his millions from speaking, consulting fees, tax returns show

Presidential candidate Jeb Bush’s personal fortunes soared after he left the Florida governor’s office, his tax returns show, as he went from a $260,000 government salary in 2006 to $7.4 million in earnings in 2013. Bush earned money from a disaster-consulting business and from stock investments, some linked to his work as a director on corporate boards. Yet most of the $29 million he has reported earning since leaving the governor’s office in 2007 has come not from business ventures, but from speaking and consulting fees, the returns show. Bush released 33 years of tax returns on his campaign website Tuesday afternoon, more than any presidential candidate ever. In...

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