Report: Obamas Trip To Ireland Cost Nearly $8 Million
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WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – The conservative website belonging to Judicial Watch is reporting that the First Family’s 2013 trip to Ireland cost taxpayers $7,921,638.66.
Using a Freedom of Information lawsuit, Judicial Watch obtained documents from the Air Force showing flights to, from and around Ireland for the June 17-19th trip came to 33.6 hours at $228,288 an hour.
That was the bulk of the expense while a side trip by Mrs. Obama to Dublin totaled over $300,000 for security and other services.
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