If you asked the question, how stupid and incompetent of President does Obama have to be to have messed up the world so badly…your answer may have just appeared in the form of a man whose only care in the world is playing golf.
Syria, Ukraine, ISIS, wealth gap, poverty, gun violence…Obama does not give a crap. The neoliberal POTUS wants to golf…on US taxpayer’s dime. While Rome burns, Obama is screaming FORE!
Documents regarding Obama’s travel expenses surfaced in response to two Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests filed by the watchdog group Judicial Watch.
In a press release read on Thursday, Judicial Watch stated that…
“[R]ecords from the US Department of the Air Force [reveal] that Barack Obama’s February and March 2015 travel for golf vacations and fundraisers totaled $4,436,245.50 in taxpayer-funded transportation expenses.”
Sputnik News Agency has rest of the pathetic facts regarding the US Presidents’ priorities…
To date, the Secret Service has not provided the requested information as required by FOIA regarding security costs, the release noted.
The newly released records revealed that Obama’s February 14, 2015 trip to Palm Springs, California cost the US government $1,031,685.00, the release added.
The President’s February 19 day trip to Chicago, when he supported the reelection campaign of his former White House chief of staff Rahm Emmanuel, cost $619,011.00, Judicial Watch said.
When the President flew to Los Angeles in March on a fundraising visit, the cost of that transcontinental venture came to $1,980,835.20, it said.
Obama’s March 28, 2015 golf jaunt to Palm City, Florida required a 3.9-hour flight, at a cost of $804,870.30, the release noted.
The total known travel expenses of President Obama, his wife Michelle and Vice President Joe Biden so far amount to more than $61 million, Judicial Watch said.
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