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Posted on 05/29/2014 5:15:50 PM PDT by Nachum
Newly obtained records released Thursday by Judicial Watch revealed that lodging, security and entertainment for the Obamas entourage during their trip last year to Africa cost taxpayers nearly $2.2 million.
The Obamas clearly either do not understand the value of a dollar or understand it all too well when someone else is picking up the tab, said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.
Keep in mind that this outrageously lavish excursion came at the very same time that the president was shutting down White House tours and blaming it on the sequester. As one congressional critic noted at the time, the White House could have 1,350 weeks of tours for the cost of the Obama familys trip to Africa.
Documents previously obtained by Judicial Watch showed the flight expenses for the familys African outing totaled more than $8.1 million.
The most recent documents revealed the lodging and entertainment costs. The paperwork from the Department of Homeland Security showed ranks of Secret Service officers on the sub-Saharan trip from June 27 to July 3, 2013, spent $2,189,727.60 in lodging, entertainment and security.
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Ah, Nero and Caligula weren’t kings!
Hey....where’s JPB? He can likely find a pic of the 0’s partying like Kings in Africa....on our dime.
The Obamas had a good time in Africa and
Moochie showed them what class is all about.
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Joe hasn’t posted since May 17, highly out of character for him. I hope that he is all right.
Bush did it, too! Plus, he lied about weapons of mass destruction! /s
He’s president. It’s a very stressful job. He needs his vacations.
Shouldn’t this be considered taxable income?
Secret service says the millions are secret, so they’re secret. Stupid taxpayer. SECRET!
The Obamas think they are the first royal couple of the USA. To me they’re royal pains in the ask...
I noticed that, too.
Joe...we miss you!!! Check in!!
Imelda and her shoes didn’t cost as much as Moocher & Co. are costing the US taxpayer.
How do these trips get paid for? Does the House have to approve each expenditure? Is ALL presidential (and family, and “entourage”) travel simply a rubber stamp?
Sweet feathery...please tell me she’s not “twerking.”
Are you serious (?) - Bush cannot enough touch what these two are spending. And stressful?
He is absent most of the time. Vacationer in chief is what he is with no clue what is going on unless the media tells him. Yea right.....
Did you not see the /s? I posted what liberals’ responses would be.
Wonder how much of that money he is stealing for himself?
Yeah I see them thinking of themselves as Emperors, not lowly Kings.