Fat Paycheck Phil

Now we know why Phil Bredesen doesn’t support tax cuts for working Tennessee families: his paycheck was pretty fat to start with. 

SHOT: Bredesen reported up to $358 million in total investment assets between January 2017 and last month

"Bredesen's disclosures include reporting between $88.9 million and $358 million in total investment assets between January 2017 and last month. During that same time period, the Nashville Democrat also had between $3.3 million and $20.1 million in income” - Tennessean March 30, 2018

CHASER: Bredesen still takes almost $111,000 annually from a state-funded pension

"The disclosure also includes details that Bredesen annually receives a nearly $111,000” - Tennessean March 30, 2018

HANGOVER: Bredesen's pension is more than twice the average household income for Tennessee

Median household income (in 2016 dollars), 2012-2016 is $46,574 - U.S. Census Bureau