4/26/2012

Michelle Obama's Vacations Costing Taxpayers Millions

Posted by Brian
While Obama lectures corporations about avoiding destinations such as Las Vegas for conferences, he is sending his wife and daughters all over the globe on the the taxpayer dime. Spain, South Africa, Botswana, India, Brazil - it seems nothing is too good for Michelle, especially when he can just run up the charges on U.S. taxpayers.

Group: Michelle Obama’s Spain trip cost taxpayers $467k

Published: 2:12 PM 04/26/2012
By Alex Pappas - The Daily Caller

It cost taxpayers nearly a half-million dollars for first lady Michelle Obama to travel to Spain in 2010, according to an analysis by Judicial Watch.

The right-leaning watchdog group estimated that the trip cost $467,585. It based its analysis on documents obtained from the U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Air Force.

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said it took his group “two years and a lawsuit to get these documents out of the Obama administration.”
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