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President Obama returned to Washington Thursday afternoon from a Democratic fundraising tour in San Francisco that included appearances at four high-dollar private fundraising events and garnered criticism from Washington Republicans and progressive activists alike.

Fury at the President’s Bay Area junket focused on environmental issues, Obama’s comments on the appearance of California’s attorney general, and wasteful hobnobbing with billionaires as the economy is grinding to a halt and labor force participation has plummeted to its lowest rate since 1979.

Obama kicked off his fundraising swing with two events for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) in two of San Francisco’s wealthiest communities.