Who pays for Hawaiian vacation?

December 28, 2011 

I understand President Barack Obama is on his way to his Christmas vacation in Hawaii. Wow! He is joining his family, who are already in Hawaii. Let me get this straight. Wife and kids and staff flew to Hawaii in an Air Force airplane, and now Obama is flying to Hawaii in Air Force One with Secret Service agents, reporters and who knows who else.

Who pays for all the fuel this family uses flying two airplanes to their vacations? I sure hope the Obamas do, but I have a sneaking suspicion that we the taxpayers do.

PATRICIA LANDUCCI

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