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Obama to rack up miles on Air Force One in lame-duck year

President Obama, who likes to joke that his lease on Air Force One is running out, plans to put a lot more mileage on the costly presidential aircraft in 2016.


Mele Kalikimaka: Taxpayer’s gift to Obama is $470,000 a day Hawaiian vacation

The first family’s Christmas vacation to Hawaii two years ago cost over $8 million, giving an indication of the price of their current 17-day winter break, according to federal documents provided to the taxpayer watchdog group Judicial Watch.


Let’s hope they’re economizing this year! Final cost of the Obamas’ Hawaii Christmas two years ago revealed to be $500,000 PER DAY

President Barack Obama’s latest Hawaiian vacation with his family is costing U.S. taxpayers about $500,000 per day and $8.1 million over the course of his presidency, according to new reports published Tuesday.


Judicial Watch: Secret Service Expenses for Obama’s 2013 Hawaii Christmas Vacation Cost Taxpayers $316,698.03, Taxpayers Paid Over $8 Million for 17-Day Vacation

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it recently received expense records from the Department of Homeland Security revealing that Secret Service expenses for the Obama family vacation to Honolulu during December 2013-January 2014 cost taxpayers at least $316,698.03.  These new expenses bring the total for the Hawaii Christmas…


Jet-setting Obama vowed NO VACATIONS if elected

When he was a candidate for president in 2008, Barack Obama said during an interview that as the occupant of the Oval Office his vacations, his leisure, even his need for sleep, would be gone in a dedication to the American people that such a position requires.


Victims in underage sex case want prosecutors to testify

Two women suing the U.S. government over a deal cut with a politically connected billionaire in an underage-sex case last decade are demanding that FBI agents and prosecutors — including the top federal prosecutor for Southern Florida at the time — be required to testify about whether victims were deliberately kept in the dark about provisions of the controversial


Phoenix doesn’t keep logs tracking Mayor Greg Stanton’s security detail

…a national government-watchdog group, Washington, D.C.-based Judicial Watch, says Stanton’s security team should raise concerns for taxpayers because Phoenix no longer keeps full records of where the detail takes him.


Judicial Watch Files for Contempt in Supreme Court against State of Hawaii for Going Forward with Race-Based “Native Hawaiian-Only” Election

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it filed a Motion for Civil Contempt against the State of Hawaii for its contravention of an injunction in the race-based “Native Hawaiian-only” election. The civil contempt motion alleges the State of Hawaii circumvented an order from the United States Supreme Court enjoining…


Judicial Watch Sues for Documents Withheld From Congress in New Climate Data Scandal

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit on December 2, 2015, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking records of communications from National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) officials regarding methodology for collecting and interpreting data used in climate models (Judicial…


4 of the 95 Prisoners Obama Just Set Free Had Nothing to Do With Drug Sentences

On Friday, President Obama granted clemency to 95 convicted prisoners. The vast majority of these individuals received harsh sentences for relatively minor drug offenses. Most of them will become free men and women on April 16, 2016.

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