- Michelle Obama’s China Flight Cost: $362,523
- $8,350 per night hotel rooms
- Africa and Honolulu trips: $15.8 million
- Ireland trip: $7.9 million
Commentary: No monarch in the history of the world has lived like this
Via Judicial Watch
Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force revealing that Michelle Obama’s 2014 trip to China cost American taxpayers $362,523.53 in air travel expenses alone. The First Lady, her daughters, and her mother spent March 19 – 26 in China, in a trip highlighted by extended visits to some of the country’s most popular tourist sites.
Judicial Watch obtained the Air Force records on June 25, 2015, in response to a June 19, 2014, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking the following:
Any and all records concerning mission taskings of First Lady Michelle Obama’s March 2014 tip to China;
Any and all records concerning transportation costs for Mrs. Obama’s March 2014 trip to China;
Any and all passenger manifests for Mrs. Obama’s March 2014 trip to China.
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