Taxpayers Foot the Bill for Obama Girls Summer Africa VacationConservative Angle
"A Freedom of Information Act request was submitted by Judicial Watch and the documents revealed a few things we never knew. The total trip was estimated to be greater than $424,000, and it seems that the Obama girls are catagorized as “Senior Staff ”.
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US State Department directives in event of encounter with
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Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has obtained mission expense records and passenger manifests from the United States Air Force related to the June 21-27, 2011, trip taken by First Lady Michelle Obama, her family and her staff to South Africa and Botswana. Judicial Watch obtained the documents pursuant to an August 19, 2011, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Air Force (No. 11-1496). Judicial Watch is investigating the purpose and itinerary of the trip as well as a breakdown of the costs to taxpayers.
On June 28, 2011, Judicial Watch filed a FOIA request seeking the mission taskings, transportation records, and passenger manifests for Michelle Obama’s Africa trip. Documents were only provided after Judicial Watch filed suit.Read More