High-profile Washington reporters engaged in a line of questioning on Twitter today that seems to indicate that even staunch supporters of the president think that the use of taxpayer funds for campaign trips is getting out of hand.
MSNBC’s Mike O’Brien tweeted:
Huffington Post White House correspondent Sam Stein responded:
RNC Regional Press Secretary R.C. Mahoney chimed in:
And HuffPo’s Sam Stein agreed:
The White House has bristled recently when questioned about whether the President has been making campagin trips using taxpayer funds. ABC’s White House reporter Jake Tapper wrote on April 20: