Michelle Obama and President Obama traveled to Marthaâ€™s Vineyard just hours apart, costing taxpayers thousands in additional expenses ... . Mrs. Obama and her daughters arrived just before 2 pm Thursday on a U.S. government jet, according to the Marthaâ€™s Vineyard Times, which got its information from the local airport.
The first ladyâ€™s office has been silent on her travel. President Obama arrived in the evening along with the family dog Bo ... .
... This is not the first time Michelle has gone on vacation ahead of the president on the taxpayersâ€™ tab. Last December, she racked up what was likely more than $100,000Â in expenses leaving early for their Hawaii vacation.
Excerpted from Veteran White House reporter Keith Koffler at "The White House Dossier, the only 24/7, independent, and totally unauthorized White House blog."
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