"At $3,480 per week for seven weeks, taxpayers are paying about $24,360 per Congressional official for, um, nothing. Assuming that there are 535 voting members of Congress, that works out to an astonishing $13,032,600 in tax dollars for just one recess. Not including staff and benefits. Yes, eight figures.Quote Originally Posted by Grant
It is still a $4 million vacation and the taxpayers are stuck with the bill. Are you saying the idea wasn't Obama's?
The five week summer break? $9,390,000."
Congress Takes Home Millions of Tax Dollars While on Recess - Forbes