How many vacation days has President Obama taken?
President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan ride horses next to each other at their ranch in Santa Barbara, California. Photo by Express/Express/Getty Images
President Barack Obama as of Friday has spent all or part of 138 days on vacation, less time away from the White House than his predecessors. Here’s a look at how they compare. The totals exclude trips to the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland mountains.
- GEORGE W. BUSH: During eight years in the White House, spent all or part of 490 days at his ranch in Crawford, Texas.
- BILL CLINTON: During two terms in office, used all or part of 174 days for vacation. Of those, 100 days were summers either in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, or Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
- RONALD REAGAN: During two terms, spent all or part of 349 days at his ranch in Santa Barbara, California.
Source: CBS News reporter Mark Knoller.