As America’s taxpayers shell out tens of millions to pay for the vacations of President Obama and his family, it perhaps is a good time to remind everyone of something then-Senator Obama said about presidential vacations. In the video posted below, filmed during his first run for the White House, Obama made his case for being elected by saying he ... Read More »
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Recors revealed on Monday show that President Obama racked up another $2.5 million in hotel and rental car costs when he visited Brussels, Belgium for this month’s G7 summit – and spent just one night in Belgium’s capital. Two government contract award documents show that the money was allocated to cover 141 rental vehicles and a total of 399 lodging, ... Read More »
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Michelle Obama spent more than $251,000 of taxpayers' money on a sightseeing jaunt to Dublin, Ireland in June 2013 while the first family was on a three-day official trip to Belfast. The three-day journey overall cost more than $7.6 million.
She stayed in the $3,300-per-night 'Princess Grace' presidential suite at Dublin's tony Shelbourne Hotel, a sumptuous two-bedroom, two-bathroom lodging that measures 1,530 square feet and includes butler service and its own dining room.
President Obama an official visit to Belfast for a G-8 summit, and then to Berlin for official meetings, consuming 33.6 hours of Air Force One flight time.
According to Air Force documents published Wednesday by Judicial Watch, the president's private Boeing 747 costs $228,288 per hour to operate, bringing the flight expenses for the trip to a whopping $7.67 million...
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Vladimir Putin has put President Barack Obama’s vacation plans on hold. Obama is headed to Coral Reef High School in the southern part of Miami, Fla., on Friday for an event about education and the economy that first lady Michelle Obama had been expected to attend as well. What hadn’t been known was that Obama’s daughters were planning...
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Michelle Obama, her daughters and her mother plan a week-long solo visit to China this month that includes meetings with China's first lady and high school and university students - and that will likely cost U.S. taxpayers millions of dollars.
President Obama and his family have come under heavy scrutiny for the unprecedented high travel costs during his time in office - and a week-long trip to China for four members of the First Family, members of the Secret Service and other members of the White House staff will likely cost several millions of dollars...