First Lady Michelle Obama is taking her daughters Sasha Malia for their last, taxpayer-funded vacation around the world. Michelle is eating with princesses while wearing the most expensive designer clothes available.
The trip is supposedly to promote education for the education initiative “Let Girls Learn.” But now, the details of expenses are coming in… And it’s serious sticker shock!
Michelle Obama doesn’t want you to know her one-night in Morocco cost taxpayers $612,322, just for hotel and car rentals:
Mrs. Obama traveled to the North African country with her daughters Sasha and Malia and mother Marian Robinson to promote her education initiative “Let Girls Learn.” She arrived in Morocco wearing a $1,750 designer dress and ended the night with a “lavish dinner” with Princess Lalla Salma and actress Meryl Streep.
Rooms were booked at three five-star hotels for the 24-hour visit, according to contracts signed off by the State Department.
Two contracts were signed for rooms at the Royal Mansour worth $50,000 and $10,073. The five-star hotel has a mother-daughter spa suite, promises its guests “wonder, luxury and unparalleled services,” and offers a “spiritual spa journey.”
The Hotel Sofitel Marrakech Lounge and Spa was also booked for Mrs. Obama’s trip, including contracts worth $200,000, $31,968, and $28,039. The Secret Service also stayed at the Sofitel for $133,493. A pre-advance visit cost $4,676.
Additional rooms were booked at the Pearl Marrakech Hotel, costing $24,934.
Renting a car and driver for Mrs. Obama’s visit cost $6,966, and other car service for Secret Service, the White House Military Office, and the White House Communications Agency totaled $122,173. In all, the contracts totaled $612,322.
Aside from hotel and motorcade costs, the Daily Mail estimates that flights for the trip totaled $300,000.
via Free Beacon
While Americans struggle to find jobs and can’t afford vacation, we are being forced to fund these lavish vacations for Michelle Obama and family. The security, flights, clothes, fancy restaurants will end up costing many millions of dollars.
The Obama family is an embarrassment and it’s time for a real leader in the White House.
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