First Lady Michelle Obama’s trip to South Africa and Botswana last week cost taxpayers well over half a million dollars, possibly in the range of $700,000 or $800,000, according to an analysis by White House Dossier.Click here for more.
Many of the trip’s expenses cannot be obtained with specificity, including the cost of local transportation for the first lady, Secret Service protection, the care and feeding of staffers, and pre-trip advance work done by administration officials in South Africa.
Monday, June 27, 2011
Michelle's Trip Costs Us $700,000 to $800,000
Here's an excerpt from a very informative column by Keith Koffler at his White House Dossier: