$3Mill House Benghazi Panel a Pittance Compared to $36 Mill Taxpayers Spent on Barack and Michelle Obama’s Family Vacations


For some reason the corrupt media felt compelled to report the costs of the select committee investigating the Benghazi debacle. The clear inference being what a waste of obama vacationtaxpayer money is being spent on a scandal Leftists consider to be phony. Well, 3 million may sound like a lot of money. But, is it realy?

USA Today reports House Republicans are planning to spend as much as $3.3 million for this year’s operations of the special committee they created in May to investigate the September 2012 Benghazi attacks, a bigger budget than the House Veterans Affairs and Ethics committees were given this year. According to a committee document provided by Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi’s office, House Republicans want a $3.3 million budget for this year’s operations of the 12-member select committee on the Benghazi attacks.

 

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Did you notice how it was Nancy Pelosi who tipped off the media as the amount of money being spent? Well, there’s money and there’s really a lot money.

 

JudicialWatch reports: Judicial Watch Obtains Documents: Secret Service Tab for Obama Family 2013 Africa Trip Cost Taxpayers $2,189,727.60 for Lodging, Entertainment, and Security

The Secret Service entourage accompanying President Obama and his family during their trip to sub-Saharan Africa from June 27 to July 3, 2013, incurred $2,189,727.60 in lodging, entertainment, and security expenses.

 

Judicial Watch Obtains Records Revealing Obama’s 2014 Palm Springs and Key Largo Golf Outings Cost Taxpayers $2,952,278 for Flight Expenses Alone

President Obama’s February 2014 Palm Springs, California, and March 2014 Key Largo, Florida, golf outings cost the taxpayers $2,952,278 for flight expenses alone.

 

Records Reveal Obamas’ Ireland Trip Cost Taxpayers $7,921,638.66

President Obama’s June 2013 trip to Belfast, Ireland, including a Dublin sightseeing side trip by Michelle Obama, her daughters, and her entourage, cost the taxpayers $7,921,638.66.

 

JW Obtains Docs from Secret Service Regarding Security Costs for Obamas’ “Date Night” in New York City

$11,648.17 in security costs related to President Obama’s “date night” with First Lady Michelle Obama on May 30, 2009 in New York City.

 

Judicial Watch Obtains Documents Revealing Cost of Barack and Michelle Obama’s Failed Bid to Bring 2016 Olympics to Chicago

Expenses for the two-week trip appear to have far exceeded $467,175, in light of the fact that costs associated with the aircrafts ‒ two Boeing 747s and several Air Force cargo planes — have not been made available.

 

Judicial Watch Obtains Documents Revealing Obama 2013 Africa Trip and Honolulu Vacation Cost Taxpayers $15,885,585.30 for Flight Expenses Alone

The Obama family 2013-2014 vacation to Honolulu cost $210,877 per hour for travel alone; at 36.9 total hours, the cost to taxpayers for the vacation’s flight expense was $7,781,361.30

 

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I think if the costs of the Benghazi committee doubles to even 6 million, it’s a bargin for the American people.

 

Originally posted at The Last Tradition

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