Taxpayer's Tab: Visualizing the President's International Travel

Vol. 4 Issue 24 July 5, 2013

Happy Independence Day! Our nation has endured through world wars, recessions, and changing attitudes and ideologies during its 237-year existence. May we continue to flourish under the freedoms laid forth by the Founding Fathers. On behalf of the researchers at the National Taxpayers Union Foundation, we wish you a safe and joyous Fourth of July!

Visualizing the President's International Travel

Highlighting a new study by NTUF Policy Analyst Michael Tasselmyer, below is a special infographic on how President Obama's trips compare to his predecessors and how much his travels might cost taxpayers.

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Obama's 2013 Air Force One bill $24 million --- $6.5 million for Africa alone

In a follow up to NTUF's Presidential travel study, Washington Examiner columnist Paul Bedard looked at the cost of operating Air Force One in the first six months of 2013. Using data compiled by the Foundation, taxpayers could see a $24 million bill for the President's air travel alone.

Check out Bedard's article posted on Washington Examiner!

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