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Michelle Obama plans pricey trip to China as the First Family is criticized for spending hundreds of millions of dollars traveling on the taxpayer's dime

    The trip will likely cost taxpayers several millions of dollars
    The Obamas' trip to Africa for Nelson Mandela's funeral cost taxpayers $11 million while the president was only in the country for 13 hours
    A 2013 trip to Africa for the president cost taxpayers more than $100 million

By Daily Mail Reporter and Ap

PUBLISHED: 20:01 EST, 3 March 2014 | UPDATED: 05:17 EST, 4 March 2014

Michelle Obama, her daughters and her mother plan a week-long solo visit to China this month that includes meetings with China's first lady and high school and university students - and that will likely cost U.S. taxpayers millions of dollars.

President Obama and his family have come under heavy scrutiny for the unprecedented high travel costs during his time in office - and a week-long trip to China for four members of the First Family, members of the Secret Service and other members of the White House staff will likely cost several millions of dollars.

The president's pricey travels have become so controversial that Judicial Watch was forced to sue the Secret Service and Defense Department to get them to turn over records on the amount of taxpayer money used to fly the First Family all over the world - in many cases for vacations or fundraisers - over the last two years of his administration.

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I was a little surprised by the headline from the DM. They usually have a love fest for her.


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This used to be called a "fact finding" tour. :pondering:

That was before the two daughters was listed as "Senior Advisors" on the last vacation, oops, junket.
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