A cancer charity established by Democrat Joe Biden spent millions of dollars paying for the salaries of its employees, yet spent little on its efforts to eradicate the disease.
“The Biden Cancer Initiative was founded in 2017 by the former vice president and his wife 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 its IRS mission statement. But it gave out no grants in its first two years, and spent millions on the salaries of former Washington DC aides it hired,” 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 head of the organization, Gregory Simon, a former Pfizer executive who worked in the Obama administration, made nearly $430,000 in 2018, according to tax filings obtained by the New