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The president's high-dollar companions

Owen Canfield Published: August 15, 2013

President Barack Obama is vacationing this week at tony Martha’s Vineyard, as he has each summer of his presidency.

His lodging is a $7 million, 5,000-square-foot home rented from one of his Chicago buddies. He played golf Sunday with Wall Street consultant (and Obama campaign fundraiser) Robert Wolf, among others.

On Monday his group included Washington insider Vernon Jordan and former U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk. On Wednesday, he golfed with Kirk, Comcast executive Brian Roberts and the president of World Bank, Jim Kim.

For someone who has spent much of his presidency demonizing the wealthy and successful in this country, Obama sure hangs out with an awful lot of them.


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