Sequester, What Sequester? Obama Family Taking REALLY Expensive Vacation To Africa

While many Americans are feeling the effects of the sequester, the Obama’s are getting set to go on a taxpayer-funded vacation to Africa that is estimated to cost between $60M-$100M.

President Obama, in 2009, said EVERYONE would have to sacrifice while he guides us through the worst economic recovery ever and also sequestration where he too said everyone would have to sacrifice.

That is, except for the Obama’s. By contrast, the Brits on average spend $58 million on the Royal Family during the whole year.

Via TWS

President Obama and his family will be going to Africa later this month. But the trip won’t be cheap; it’s expected to cost American taxpayers $60 to $100 million, according to the Washington Post.

“When President Obama makes his first extended trip to sub-Saharan Africa later this month, the federal agencies charged with keeping him safe won’t be taking any chances. Hundreds of U.S. Secret Service agents will be dispatched to secure facilities in Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. A Navy aircraft carrier or amphibious ship, with a fully staffed medical trauma center, will be stationed offshore in case of emergency,” reports the Post.

“Military cargo planes will airlift in 56 support vehicles, including 14 limousines and three trucks loaded with sheets of bullet-proof glass to cover the windows of the hotels where the first family will stay. Fighter jets will fly in shifts giving 24-hour coverage over the president’s airspace so they can intervene quickly if an errant plane gets too close.

Read more at this link.

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