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Obama returns home to Washington,
but first lady stays behind in Hawaii

Washington Post, by Philip Rucker

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Posted By:ketchuplover, 1/5/2014 3:07:30 AM

Honolulu -- President Obama departed his native Hawaii Saturday to return to Washington, but his wife, Michelle, is staying behind for a few extra days to celebrate her 50th birthday with friends. As part of her birthday gift from her husband, the first lady plans to remain in this tropical paradise a little longer to hang out with friends in advance of her birthday on Jan. 17, according to a statement from the White House. Their two daughters, 15-year-old Malia and 12-year-old Sasha, were scheduled to depart Honolulu late Saturday and arrive in Washington on Sunday morning. The girls are set to

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Not sure, but the article sounds like there will be three trips back to the mainland for the Royal Family.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: StuartL, 1/5/2014 3:13:36 AM     (No. 9680021)

Stay another 12 days, Mooch. Make it a real Hawaii 5-0.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: DaBigGuy, 1/5/2014 3:37:11 AM     (No. 9680024)

Any chance McGarrett can book her for grand theft - taxpayer money?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: flyonthewall, 1/5/2014 4:04:37 AM     (No. 9680032)

Let them eat cake

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NeverVoteDem, 1/5/2014 4:10:13 AM     (No. 9680033)

Only peasants fly commercial. They will send Nancy Pelousy´s 757 to pick up Mooch and friends. It has the range.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 1/5/2014 4:49:04 AM     (No. 9680038)

...makes me all warm and fuzzy reading the details...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MissMann, 1/5/2014 5:03:22 AM     (No. 9680043)

Do all those poor, small businesses nearby have to stay shut down?



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Reply 7 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/5/2014 5:20:52 AM     (No. 9680047)

There´s a lot of rumors going around about their marriage being on the rocks.I mean how many women celebrate their 50th birthdays without their husbands?

Does this writer really believe Obama´s going to personally eat this gift? They´ll chalk the costs off to senior advisers.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lydwho, 1/5/2014 5:39:01 AM     (No. 9680050)

And the bill to the tax payer goes on, and on, and on, and on!!!!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 1/5/2014 5:45:13 AM     (No. 9680052)

He sure giver he extravagant gifts...with OUR money.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 1/5/2014 7:06:13 AM     (No. 9680112)

Chapter 497 in Fairy Tales from Hell.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: judy, 1/5/2014 7:49:14 AM     (No. 9680162)

Take separate flights, after all its only taxpayer´s $$$$.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: franq, 1/5/2014 8:44:32 AM     (No. 9680240)

This marriage, like the Clinton´s, is a sham and a farce. No surprise.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 1/5/2014 8:59:01 AM     (No. 9680256)

Nice cover story but it doesn´t add up. Who does M´Chelle know in Hawaii? She never lived there. I´m not sure she ever visited there before taxpayers started funding their ´traditional visit´. Her birthday isn´t for 2 more weeks. And besides, who sends their teenage girls back to school on their own after a long. long break?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: K620, 1/5/2014 9:44:27 AM     (No. 9680313)

Gotta love one of the comments after the article: "The President and the First Lady almost always fly separately for security reasons." You can´t fix stupid; we are doomed.

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