Just like they did for their lavish Martha’s Vineyard vacation. The pretext this time is the Golfer-in-Chief needs to stay in Washington on business for a bit longer. He spends most of his time fundraising, partying and golfing, but now things are so dire in DC he’s got to stick around for another day or so.
So we get to pick up the tab to fly the charming Michelle and the kids on a separate flight.
First lady Michelle Obama and first daughters Sasha and Malia are headed to Honolulu on Friday for a 17-day vacation — without the president.
At least for now.
With the White House and Congress embroiled in a standoff over a spending bill and payroll tax cut proposal that could lead to a government shutdown Saturday, Obama appears ready to make good on his promise to stay in Washington until the issues are resolved.
He’s supposedly concerned about spending now, so he’ll rack up another million-dollar tab on our dime to accommodate the wife.