Report: Sanders earned less in a year than Clinton in a single speech
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Democratic presidential contender Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersOvernight Energy: EPA official steps down after indictment on ethics charges | Sanders to hold town hall on climate | Zinke slams 'environmental radicals' for fires Sanders to host town hall on climate change Sanders on 2020 White House bid: 'We're looking at it' MORE earned less in 2014 than Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPaul Ryan defends Navy admiral after Trump's criticism Retired Army General: Trump is ‘acting like an 8th grader’ in attacking ex-Navy SEAL who led bin Laden operation Questions grow about FBI vetting of Christopher Steele’s Russia expertise MORE did in just one of her 45 paid speeches that year, a new report says.

Sanders reported slightly more than $200,000 on his tax returns that year.


The Weekly Standard on Friday checked that with a CNN analysis from February, finding that Clinton gave multiple speeches in 2014 worth more than Sanders’s entire income that year.

It said that the former secretary of State gave speeches worth $225,000 to GE, $325,000 for the National Automobile Dealers Association and $280,000 for Deutsche Bank AG.

CNN’s analysis found that Hillary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson Clinton'Vice' director Adam McKay torches Bill Clinton, would choose Trump over Bush Gorka: John F. Kennedy wouldn't be allowed in Democratic Party Election Countdown: Abrams ends fight in Georgia governor's race | Latest on Florida recount | Booker, Harris head to campaign in Mississippi Senate runoff | Why the tax law failed to save the GOP majority MORE, earned a combined $153 million in paid speeches between February 2001 and last May.

The pair gave 729 speeches, worth an average payday of $210,795 per address. At least 39 events took place with major financial institutions, netting the couple $7.7 million.

Hillary Clinton, the current Democratic presidential front-runner, collected at least $1.8 million herself in at least eight speeches before big banks.

The report comes as Sanders steps up his attacks over Clinton's Wall Street ties, arguing that she can't crack down on business interests.

His campaign on Friday also launched a tough ad slamming for not releasing the transcripts of those speeches.

Clinton during Thursday's debate refused to budge on releasing her transcripts.

Sanders during the debate promised to release his "boring" 2014 tax returns by the end of Friday.

This story was updated at 8:50 p.m.