Skip to comments.Exclusive - Study: Obama Most Well-Traveled, Expensive President In History Through Five Years
Posted on 03/23/2014 8:17:45 PM PDT by Nachum
President Barack Obama has spent more time traveling abroad than other U.S. president in history at this point in their presidencies, according to a forthcoming study from the National Taxpayer Union Foundation (NTUF) provided exclusively to Breitbart News ahead of its public release.
The most internationally well-traveled President, through five years, is also flying the most expensive-to-operate Air Force One to date, NTUF wrote.
After five years in the White House, Obama has taken 31 trips for a total of 119 days abroad. At that point in George W. Bushs presidency, Bush had taken 28 trips for 116 days, while Bill Clinton had taken 27 trips for 113 days. Ronald Reagan, after five years, had taken 14 trips for 73 days while Richard Nixon had taken 12 trips for 60 days after five years in the White House and Lyndon Johnson took 10 trips for 34 days at the half-decade mark. Dwight Eisenhower took 8 trips for 31 days after five years in the White House.
Citing a recent report in the Washington Examiner that found through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) that taxpayers are on the hook for about $228,288 per Air Force One flight hour in 2013, a 27 percent increase from the previously confirmed cost of $179,750 per fight hour that NTUF used in its last study, the taxpayer watchdog concludes that Obamas flights have cost taxpayers more than any other president.
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0dungo, Bush, and Clinton. I want to see what percentage of those trips that each has taken as a vacation(s).
In the black community, this behavior is labeled “Niggah Rich”
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Abroad doesn’t even count his trips in the lower 48 and those Hawaiian/Florida/California/Anywhere to give a speech vacations. He must be way over the top.
Plus his wife and her personal mileage abroad with vacations on the mainland have to be a record to beat all the other presidents and their wives put together!
“Well we’re movin’ on up...”
No doubt he trips W took to visit the troops are counted as “vacations”
Add the endless campaign trips and we have a screw the taxpayer, me and the posse be livin large......
How many times did Bush fly in to the Mid East to support our troops.
I remember one in particular, Thanksgiving I believe, where he flew in, early in the morning, served a Thanksgiving meal to our soldiers, then flew home.
He was in country, just a matter of a few hours, so that enemies couldn't mount an attack while he was there. We're talking about 13 hours EACH WAY, to surprise and serve our troops for a few hours.
Zero would never inconvenience himself for the benefit of another.
And if Bush had spent that much time overseas the “news” media would have complained that he wasn’t at home “taking care of the people’s business”.
Well...If you think tho...
I think they all play for the other team.
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“Only racists and Fox News-watching zombies care about this stuff. What does it matter?”
Kate Pierson, the red haired woman has a “partner”.