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Living large is what many brand name politicians do; the concept of “public servant” went out with the powered wigs and no longer exists, in that politics has become an extremely lucrative business, especially when we hear the net worth of some.

Perhaps the most egregious example of exploiting the public trust for personal gain are the Clinton’s, with Hillary’s at over $31-million dollars, and “ol hound-dog Bill coming in at a cool $80-million, for a combined net worth of over $110-million dollars.

By comparison President Obama is a pauper with just over $12-million dollars estimated net worth, however in just under 8-years he has spent just over $96-million dollars on lavished vacations, without touching one penny of his $12-million dollars, all at the tax payers expense, not bad for a former community organizer.

The Obama’s believe in taking exotic vacations unlike the Bushes who utilized Camp David for the holidays, the Obama’s love traveling to Hawaii for their Christmas vacations, and this year the price tag footed by the American tax payer was a stunning $3.5 million dollars for 17-days of sun and surf.

That $96-million dollar price tag is an estimate with the final cost perhaps exceeding $100-million dollars, after all the accounting is completed.

The conservative group” Judicial Watch” keeps a close eye on the political establishment and their expenses concerning personal travel,  and within the last decade has estimated that the cost for Air Force One, helicopters, cargo planes, armed cars, Secret Service protection, advanced communications, medical staff, and other miscellaneous expenses has become an issue that needs to be addressed.

Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton said recently in an interview; “The Secret Service and the Air Force are being abused by unnecessary travel. Unnecessary presidential travel for fundraising and luxury vacations on the taxpayers’ dime would be a good target for reform for the incoming Trump administration.”

Moreover Trump is a businessman who just happened to become the 45th President of the United States, and as such has a different perspective on how to spend money, especially when it’s not his own.

Here is a breakdown from Judicial Watch:

Secret Service records reveal that Barack Obama’s April 22, 2015, Earth Day trip to give a global warming speech in the Florida Everglades cost taxpayers $145,752.36, which brings the total cost of the trip to at least $1,012,367.76.

The Secret Service records for Obama’s October 2015 fundraising travel to San Diego reveal expenses totaling $180,187.09. Including the U.S. Air Force expenses, the total cost of Obama’s San Diego trip was at least $2,181,655.99.

Michelle Obama’s February 2016 ski trip to Aspen with her daughters cost taxpayers a total of $222,875.58. The Secret Service expenses were $165,806.78. Judicial Watch previously obtained records from the Air Force revealing that Michelle Obama’s weekend trip to Aspen, Colorado, last year cost American taxpayers $57,068.80 in travel expenses alone for the 7.4-hour round-trip flight.

Judicial Watch obtained records from the U.S. Air Force and the Secret Service revealing that Barack Obama’s trip to Cuba and Argentina in March 2016 cost taxpayers $7,146,015.18 in Secret Service and Air Force travel expenses.

Air Force records regarding Michelle Obama’s trip to Morocco, Spain and Liberia with her daughters in June 2016 revealed $450,026.40 in flight expenses alone. A C-32A was flown for 28.4 hours.

Judicial Watch recently obtained Air Force records which reveal that the Obama’s August 2016 vacation to Martha’s Vineyard cost taxpayers $450,295 in flight expenses alone.

Judicial Watch also recently obtained records from the Air Force showing that in July 2016 taxpayers paid $360,236 for Hillary Clinton to accompany Obama on Air Force One for a campaign trip to North Carolina.

Trump by all accounts is a workaholic and prefers to take whatever few vacations he does take at his own properties, in Palm Beach, Florida, New Jersey or perhaps taking a page out of the Bushes Camp David.

Although this video doesn't highlight Obama's absurd vacations it does highlight his disturbing pattern of showing acknowledgement and support to dubious nations unlike any other past President would dare:

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