White House tours have been closed for months. Why? President Obama says there just isn’t enough money to keep the White House open and therefore, people visiting the People’s House will have to simply see it from outside of the gate until further notice. White House tours cost $74,000 per week.
But while the White House doors remain closed to the public in the name of budget cuts, President Obama and his family are getting ready for their next down to earth, middle class vacation in Martha’s Vineyard. The Obamas’ usual hangout isn’t available so they’re going with something a bit more modest, which is ironically owned by a corporate finance manager. Washington Examiner has the details: