President Obama may be prevented from joining an exclusive Maryland golf club because of his administration’s tense relationship with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
President Obama headed to a golf course moments after receiving reports that a truck had plowed through a Christmas market in Berlin in a potential terrorist attack, according to White House pool reports.
The Departments of Homeland Security and Defense spent over $3.6 million to cover travel costs and other expenses for President Obama’s golf getaway weekend in 2013 at an exclusive Florida resort with Tiger Woods, the Government Accountability Office reported Wednesday.
Former FEMA Director Michael Brown, who oversaw the federal response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, condemned President Obama for continuing to golf last week during his two-week vacation on Martha’s Vineyard while historic floods were devastating parts of Louisiana.
President Obama spent his twelfth day of vacation on Martha’s Vineyard playing golf Wednesday as a raging wildfire east of Los Angeles spread across 30,000 acres, forcing more than 82,000 people to evacuate.
While communities in southern Louisiana struggle to recover from devastating floods that have killed at least nine people and violent unrest between protesters and police begins to settle in Milwaukee, President Obama is celebrating his second week of vacation on Martha’s Vineyard.
President Obama played his 300th round of golf as commander in chief this past weekend, according to CBS White House correspondent Mark Knoller.