From White House.gov we find the salaries listing for the 469 staffers (not counting the 40 whatever czars). The total for this bloated White House staff for 2009 is $38,796,307.00.
Understand that Bush 43, in his second term, had a staff of 48 individuals
Source: Source Watch
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