Remember when Obama said he would give up vacations as president? Well he ended up spending over $96 million jetting around for rest and relaxation as commander and chief.
Obama likely just had to fit in as many vacations as he could while it would still be footed by you, the taxpayer.
The Free Beacon reports:
President Obama’s travel expenses cost taxpayers more than $96 million during his time in office, according to a report from the watchdog group Judicial Watch.
The group obtained documents from the Secret Service and Air Force that revealed President Obama’s travel over the last eight years totaled $96,938,882.51…
Even a single Obama vacation to San Diego cost the taxpayers over $2 million:
Later in 2015, President Obama traveled to San Diego where he spent time at the luxurious Rancho Sante Fe resort, which boasts a private golf course. This fundraising trip cost taxpayers $2,181,655.99…
“The Obamas’ notorious abuse of presidential travel perks wasted military resources and stressed the Secret Service,” said Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch. “Judicial Watch estimates that the final costs of Obama’s unnecessary vacation and political travel will well exceed $100 million. President-elect Trump can immediately save taxpayers money by reforming presidential travel.”