12/08/2011

If Obama Delayed, Michelle May Fly To Hawaii Vacation Separately, Costing Taxpayers $100K

Posted by Brian
With tax deal talks dragging on, Barack Obama may have to postpone his vacation to Hawaii. Not to worry though. Michelle Obama, apparently not a stand-by-my-man kind of woman, may run off to Hawaii with the girls, leaving poor Barry back in D.C., and having to take a later flight .  This would be the second time that the Obama's chose to double their frequent flier miles by taking separate flights, all on the backs of the taxpayers. I guess they figure that since she's already spent a reported $10 Mil in taxpayer money on her vacations, what's another $100K?  Besides, having to spend one more dreadful moment in that dump they call the White House? Oh the horror!


Trying to make America pay...one vacation at a time

Special Michelle Hawaii Flight Would Cost Thousands

by KEITH KOFFLER on DECEMBER 8, 2011, 7:29 AM
President Obama’s decision to send Michelle and his daughters to Hawaii ahead of him if he is delayed by a fight with Congress could cost taxpayers tens of thousands of extra dollars to fund two separate vacation flights and related costs. The move would also violate the intent of an executive order he issued just last month urging federal employees to cut back on expenses like travel.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday that Obama told Senate Democratic leaders during a White House meeting that he would delay his scheduled December 17 departure for Hawaii to keep Congress in town until it extends the payroll tax holiday. Said Reid:
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