Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Here’s how much the Obama family has spent on vacations over the last eight years

Over the past eight years, President Barack Obama and his family have spent more than $10 million a year for travel and vacations, totaling in excess of $85 million — and the number is still growing.
The numbers were revealed Monday by the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch. The organization has been tracking the president’s travel spending for several years and just disclosed, based on bills it received this week, that the first family spent almost $5 million in taxpayer money for their annual Christmas vacation to Hawaii last year.

The Obamas, who will officially move out of the White House on Jan. 20, are expected to leave soon for their annual Christmas trip, which last year lasted from Dec. 18 to Jan. 3.

The exact number for the 2015 holiday trip rang in at $4,823,206.88, which accounted for a robust U.S. Secret Service apparatus, flights and transportation and lodging for the security officials. That number does not include the costs for prepositioning aircraft and ships in the area or much of the necessary communications to protect the president and his family.

“The Secret Service and the Air Force are being abused by unnecessary travel,” Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, said in a statement on the matter. “Unnecessary presidential travel for fundraising and luxury vacations on the taxpayers’ dime would be a good target for reform for the incoming Trump administration.”
From the Judicial Watch report:
According to bills obtained by Judicial Watch through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the Secret Service also paid for rooms at the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki and Golf Club.  The Secret Service also reserved rooms at the Moana Surfrider resort on Waikiki Beach, and the Ala Moana Hotel, which cost a total of $40,249.48 and $671,895.99, respectively.

The Secret Service rented cars from Avis, Alamo, and Hertz — 103 cars for the two-week vacation, totaling $165,893.88 in taxpayer money.

Reportedly, the Obamas stayed at the Hale Reena Estate, which “rents for anywhere between $5,000 to $10,000 a night, depending on the season.”

The first family also dined at several top-of-the-line restaurants while they were on the trip, which — in addition to the fees for the food — required presidential-level security.

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act request for the information in January and the documents were released in response to a lawsuit filed on May 6.

25 comments:

Anonymous said...

I can't wait till the Obamas leave the White House for good.

Tom Vetter said...

why be one if you cant act like one?

Anonymous said...

They are going to stay in front of the camera for the rest of their lives. I'm getting rid of the television this week. 2 7.63x39mm should do it.

Anonymous said...

A full $30 of that went to Foot Fetish Cop to be her foot slave for life.

Smart White Woman said...

So in reality The fake CIA Osambo fambly never spent a dime of their own money. This was all furnished to them. by ebil WHITE debil taxpayers.

Anonymous said...

And they think their brown meat should be worshiped
and is better than yours. After 8 fucking years America woke up
and said Hit The Road Jack, And Don't Ya Come Back No More.
Spendthrift Fucking Niggers. Riots in the streets, LEOs killed by
sniper fire, and NO, absolutely NO economic progress.
Get the Fuck out of the way and let a White Businessman Lead This
Country.

Anonymous said...

The nigger fambly should be sent to Nigger U for a long stay .

Anonymous said...

Trump already cancelled the new AirForceOne

Anonymous said...

Gotta wonder how much they made (or we lost) renting a room out to Al 'Not-So' Sharptoon. Heard that the oBongo had the WH library converted into liquor store now and will have to be restocked with rare paintings, antique books and manuscripts,$$. Oh, the tire on a chain will be removed from the grand ballroom ceiling and the wood parquet flooring is urine soaked too. Mo' $$$. Mo'$$,Mo'$$$.

Dark days are coming- I'll use my cock as a flashlight. said...

Imagine the vacations those fucks are gonna take during his third term.

Anonymous said...

Every time a president travels, it costs a shit load of money in personnel, resources, etc.

It doesn't matter if you're Ronald Reagan travelling to your ranch in California, Bush travelling back to Texas or Obama heading to Hawaii.

Pretty much a non-story.

The Keesing Bandit said...

It is good to be king, or in this case caliphate.

Anonymous said...

Nigger-Rich on whitey's money, just like all the other ghetto dogs.

Truth-hammer said...

Well, I am certainly glad that I was able to contribute to these spook's many vacations. You do not know how concerned I was that the First Family might be working too hard and collapse from exhaustion.

Anonymous said...

Some people just make a career of freeloading all their lives. Obama is one such example.

Anonymous said...

BONGO BARRY SAYS:

"What ? Who ? Me ? "

Anonymous said...

BONGO BARRY SAYS:

"What ? Who ? Me ? "

Anonymous said...

Yeah, it costs a fuckload when a President travels - we get that. And no one says that a guy shouldn't get a vacation once a year - even though most of us don't get to take them anymore. Being president is stressful - we get that.

But go to fucking Camp David for crying out loud - it's in the Country, it's setup for Presidents to be there, retreat there. No need to fucking hang out in Hawaii at $10K/night for several weeks on our dime... That's just excessive.

Stir in letting the Wookie, the Chilluns, the Ole Gurl, and the cast of supporting characters to travel to 'Frica on our dime, and you can see why people get pissed.

We ought to send a bill to this shine mutherfucker...

Anonymous said...

$4,823,206.88 those niggers were not worth it.

Anonymous said...

Did he carry his shinebox also?

Anonymous said...

The very dead Lou Reed says---

And the colored girls sing: Doo da doo da doo da doo da doo doo da doo da doo da doo da doo doo da doo da doo da doo da doo doo da doo da doo da doo da doo doo da doo da doo da doo da doo doo da doo da doo da doo da doo doo da doo da doo da doo da doo doo da doo da doo da doo da doo doo...

Anonymous said...

I hope that ghastly nigger artwork and nigger bust in the sitting room goes into the trash... fucking niggers.

Anonymous said...

Make them pay it all back.
Then he can retire to a three
room mud hut with a '65 Honda
as his limo in his true
homeland, Kenya.

Obama is a terrorist said...

Go suck some black cocks you stupid nigger. Bush wasn't spending 10 grand a night to stay at his own ranch you dumbfuck.

Anonymous said...

0129 and others correct. The money doesn't add up to a shot glass in the ocean.

Obama has no understanding of our economy (he was a community activist, remember), he was a tax and regulate and spend machine to buy off minorities for the Democratic party, and did everything he could to demonize law enforcement.

Time to go, and take Valerie Jarrett with you. [and watch how Valerie Jarrett will stay in her office until the last day, 5:00 minutes before the swearing-in ceremony for Trump.]