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President Barack Obama

Big Tippin'

Spendin' G's

8/25/2013 12:57 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The leader of the free world President Barack Obama has done something only great men do ... he tipped his server ON TOP of already added gratuity. He DOUBLE TIPPED!

Obama stopped for lunch in Rochester, NY Thursday at a little deli called Magnolia's. It was widely reported that the Prez ate a grilled cheese and some cream of tomato soup. Big stuff.

But what you didn't know ... Obama not only bought lunch for his secret service men (the ones who checked the place for WMD's before hand) ... he also double tipped his waiter, like a champ.

TMZ obtained a copy of the receipt ... his total bill for 9 people was $89.84. The restaurant added a 20% tip for the large party -- $16.64 -- but Obama felt more needed to be done. He gave an additional $30.

In total, B.O. left a 52% tip.

So, we gotta ask ...

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76.

FutureNJhousewife    

So what if it's the taxpayer's money? Every single president uses taxpayer's money for personal things. At least it went to a local business and not a chain.

321 days ago
77.

Kristinajp    

Report the full story TMZ.....he is tipping in excess like that with tax payers money.

321 days ago
78.

alabama    

People are so ignorant. That is HIS CREDIT CARD, HIS MONEY. He's not dumb enough to tip more than 20% using a government card. Besides, any waiter serving him has to go above and beyond. I'm sure they deserved it.

321 days ago
79.

ufos8mycow    

Hey dumbasses at TMZ. He didn't tip 52% He read the bill including TIP was $106. He added a little under 30% tip. His idiot-ness the President actually tipped the waiter with the automatic gratuity as part of the original bill. So he left a tip...on the auto tip...

321 days ago
80.

tgrfan42069    

obama lovers always say bush created the mess.but fail to leave out that obama has nearly doubled the wastful spending that bush had

321 days ago
81.

cleo    

yeah nothing like sopending my tax payer money lets see he gives it to the muslim brother hood to kill us chis stevens he gives money to terrorist this is my tax payer dollars but it is all good as long as he takes it up his ass and let gays and muslims destore my nation great job i see why i dont come here and more

321 days ago
82.

Mayu    

How is this awesome? Don't people realize, his trips, his golf games, his expensive dinners and amazing tips are payed for BY US. WE'RE the ones that server should be thanking cause that was a publicly funded dinner.

321 days ago
83.

Mimi    

Maybe he didn't even notice the gratuity was already added?? Happens all the time.

321 days ago
84.

paul a.    

Thats our money he's flashing around. Spend your own money

321 days ago
85.

cleo    

Responsible Not Captured, Hillary & Crew Responsible For Lack Of Security Not Held To Answer
The Benghazi Disgrace: Terrorists Responsible Not Captured, Hillary & Crew Responsible For Lack Of Security Not Held To Answer
By: Curt
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‘so you’re willing to let these guys get away with murder?’
Those are the words of a special forces operator directed at former Libyan Chief of Mission William Roebuck.
Why were these words uttered?
Because now they have been ordered out of Libya, empty handed.

Special operators in the region tell Fox News that while Benghazi targets have been identified for months, officials in Washington could “never pull the trigger.” In fact, one source insists that much of the information on Benghazi suspects had been passed along to the White House after being vetted by the Department of Defense and the State Department — and at least one recommendation for direct action on a Benghazi suspect was given to President Obama as recently as Aug. 7.
Meanwhile, months after video, photo and voice do***entation on the Benghazi suspects was first presented to high-level military leaders, the State Department and ultimately the White House, prison breaks in the country have eroded security. U.S. special forces have now been relegated to a “villa,” a stopover for the operators before they’re shipped out of the country entirely.
“We put American special operations in harm’s way to develop a picture of these suspects and to seek justice and instead of acting, we stalled. We just let it slip and pass us by and now it’s going to be much more difficult,” one source said, citing 1,200 prisoners escaping two weeks ago. “It’s already blowing up. Daily assassinations, bi-weekly prison escapes, we waited way too long.”

They have known where the suspects were and told to do nothing….

Fox News reported earlier this year that American forces had identified suspects by the end of November 2012, and reported on their whereabouts to Roebuck last January, yet no action was taken. They returned again in January to identify and locate these same suspects after being requested to do so by military leaders. In the months since, the operators in the region have been sitting in de facto standby, despite the Justice Department charges being filed.

So, while Hillary was up on the hill telling Congress “What difference, at this point, does it make?” she knew where the terrorists were, had operators in country who could kill or capture them and she obviously told them to stand down.
Because in the end what difference does it make…to Hillary.
It doesn’t.
And those employee’s that were deemed responsible for the lack of security that lead to deaths of our men in Libya, Charlene Lamb, the deputy assistant security tasked with embassy security, Scott Bultrowicz, the former director of diplomatic security, and Deputy Assistant Secretary Raymond Maxwell have all been placed back on duty.
One more time….no one who was responsible for the attack is captured. No one responsible for the lack of security, not Hillary nor her underlings, have been held to answer.
It’s a disgrace.

321 days ago
86.

Hannah H.    

I LOVE PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA !
HE IS AWESOME !

321 days ago
87.

kacey    

If he paid for it with his personal funds, good for him. If he used an expense account card that will be paid for with taxpayer dollars, he's a twit.

321 days ago
88.

Eye roll     

Wow. I guess some of us are not affected by this horrible economy

321 days ago
89.

xrodriguez    

its not his money .so the great USA paid for all that warm meal mean while people outside can't afford water

321 days ago
90.

Not So Ignorant    

I'd rather my tax money be used to tip a hard working waiter than for these people who cheat the system to get foodstamps and housing.

321 days ago
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