According to the New York Times on January 1, the Secretary of the Treasury, Janet Yellen, nominated by President Biden, has charged more than $7 million in speech fees in the past two years.
According to the report, Yellen’s speech fees come from big companies and Wall Street banks, which have a strong interest in the financial policy she is about to be responsible for.
According to the report, Yellen received $992,000 from Citi Investment Bank through nine appearances. The news stunned some activists who were already worried about the influence of special interests around Biden.
In addition to Yellen, the New York Times revealed that Biden-nominated Secretary of State Anthony Brolincoln had also received $1.2 million from a consulting company.
Blinkin helped start the company and has provided consulting services to large companies such as Facebook and Boeing. In addition, Biden-nominated director of national intelligence, Evril Haines, who also charged $180,000 from a data mining company, which she provided consulting services to law enforcement with data and surveillance services.