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Saturday, April 28, 2012

Gov't Records: Michelle Obama’s Vacation in Spain Cost Taxpayers at Least $467,585

First Lady Michelle Obama’s vacation in Spain with her daughter Sasha, several friends, their children, and some White House staffers cost U.S. taxpayers at least $467,585,  according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch, a conservative public interest group that fights government corruption.

Mrs. Obama took the trip from Aug. 4-8, 2010. That same month, Judicial Watch filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with the Secret Service and the Air Force to obtain information on the cost of the trip. On March 5, 2012, Judicial Watch followed up on its FOIA request with a lawsuit seeking the relevant information.

According to the information Judicial Watch obtained from the Air Force, the costs for the travel services that Air Force provided to Mrs. Obama and her entourage totaled $213,124.15.



Anonymous said...

November is coming. Remember this is just 1 of many she's taken on the backs of us taxpayers. Would like to see a list and spending of all of them. It would make you sick. Oh, I forgot, we gotta share the wealth?

Anonymous said...

I would also like to see the total exenditures of Nancy Reagan, Barbara Bush and Laura Bush (not to mention the Bush twins) while those adminstrations were in office. Or is that too ask of the Right?