News Article Said Vice President Biden's Weekend Trips Cost Taxpayers $1 Million Annually-Truth!

News Article Said Vice President Biden’s Weekend Trips Cost Taxpayers $1 Million Annually-Truth!

Summary of eRumor:

This is a forwarded email that contains what appears to be a news article that said that Vice President Joe Biden racked up $1 Million in costs for weekend trips during his term. The trips included commuting from his Delaware home to our nation’s capital and back but also said that the Vice President often flew from his home and back on Saturdays to play golf with President Obama at Andrews Air Force Base at taxpayer expense.

The Truth:
The article was written by Ronald Kessler and appeared in Newsmax on June 4, 2012.  Click here for article.
Kessler has been an investigative reporter and journalist since 1964 and has worked for Worcester Telegram, Boston Herald, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. He is a New York Times Bestselling Author of books about the Secret Service, FBI, and CIA.
Kessler’s recent book, “In The President’s Secret Service,” gave an inside perspective of the U.S. Presidents from interviews of former agents assigned to protect them.
updated 06/12/12