Vacation time for the first family.
Air Force One is wheels up from DC tomorrow.
Destination Martha’s Vineyard.
The 8 day respite comes at a time when the Obama Administration has its hands full.
A worldwide terror alert.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Chilly relations with Russia.
US drone strikes overseas.
Critics are pouncing on the president for his summer getaway.
Chair of the Maryland Republican Party Diana Waterman told USA Today “Americans are struggling to make ends meet, this sends the wrong message to people who are struggling to survive.”
The White House brushed off the criticism saying President Obama will get daily briefings on the economy and national security.
We want to know is there ever a good time for a sitting president to take a vacation?