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Obama Family’s 2015 Martha’s Vineyard Vacation Cost Taxpayers $465,420 in Secret Service Expenses Alone
Obama 2014 and 2015 trips to New York, Washington, California, Rhode Island cost taxpayers an additional $1,226,599.45 in Secret Service expenses
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained records from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security revealing the Obama family’s August 2015 vacation on Martha’s Vineyard cost taxpayers $465,420.49 in Secret Service expenses alone. This included $457,310.33 in hotels, $271.56 in car rentals, and $7,838.60 in air/rail travel.
The records were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed on November 24, 2015. Judicial Watch sued The Department of Homeland Security, of which the Secret Service is a part, because it had failed to respond to 19 FOIA requests from Judicial Watch since July 21, 2014. (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security (No…
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