The Obama’s have squandered away over $85 million dollars on vacations.
On average, the first family spent approximately $10 million a year on travel and vacations.
Watchdog group Judicial Watch, which has kept track of presidential travel for years, received new info on the first family’s last Christmas vacation in Hawaii.
That trip total came to nearly $5 million.
The Obama’s are expected to return to Hawaii this Christmas.
The expenses cover security, flights and hotel rooms for staff and U.S. Secret Service.
Other operational and security costs are not included, which would spike the number even higher.
From Judicial Watch:
Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained records from the U.S. Secret Service revealing that its travel expenses for the First Family’s 2015 Hawaiian vacation cost taxpayers $1.2 million, which bring the total cost of the vacation trip to at least $4.8 million. This was the Obamas’ eighth Hawaiian family vacation. The trip has become an annual event for the Obamas. To date, Obama’s and his family’s travel expenses total at least $85,029,819.
The records obtained by Judicial Watch for Obama’s Secret Service travel to Hawaii reveal the following expenses totaling $1,234,316.67:
Hotel and lodging costs totaled $1,000,458.63.
The Secret Service spent $165,893.88 on car rentals.
Air and rail expenses totaled $67,964.16.