According to federal filings, a cancer charity started by former Vice President Joe Biden gave out no money to cancer research and instead gave millions of dollars to staff salaries.
Founded in 2017, the Biden Cancer Initiative was founded by Joe and Jill Biden to “develop and drive implementation of solutions to accelerate progress in cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, research and care and to reduce disparities in cancer outcomes.” According to the filings however, no money was even spent on research.
Check out what the New York Post reported:
The charity took in $4,809,619 in contributions in fiscal years 2017 and 2018, and spent $3,070,301 on payroll in those two years. The group’s president, Gregory Simon, raked in $429,850 in fiscal 2018 (July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019), according to the charity’s most recent federal tax filings.
Simon, a former Pfizer executive and longtime