something tells me you get more then a thrill up your leg from Obama. Here it is Saturday night and all you are doing is talking about Obama. Let me guess, you are single and don't even have a girlfriend and you still live at home? I think that is a pretty good assesment and probably correct.The Congressional Research Service sums up the current travel policy this way:
"For security and other reasons, the President, Vice President, and First Lady use military aircraft when they travel. The White House generally categorizes the trips as fulfilling either official or political functions. Often, a trip involves both official and political, or unofficial, activities.
When a trip is for an official function, the government pays all costs, including per diem (food and lodging), car rentals, and other incidental expenses.
When a trip is for political or unofficial purposes, those involved must pay for their own food and lodging and other related expenses, and they must also reimburse the government with the equivalent of the airfare that they would have paid had they used a commercial airline.
When a trip involves both official and political activities, a formula determines the amount to be reimbursed for that part of the trip involving political activities. Whether a trip is for official or political purposes, the Air Force pays all operational and other costs incurred by the use of the aircraft."
Presidents pay for their personal expenses for vacation from their own money. This is nothing new,
The only question is - why are so many wingnuts so shockingly ignorant of these basic facts?
Sad to be alone on a Saturday night and all you have is post after post about Obama, a man that doesn't care one bit about you. Such a lonely man you must be. Such a lonely life you must lead. I almost feel sorry for you, but I don't.