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Sunday, June 16, 2013

WT: White House defends high bills for Africa trip #tcot

White House defends high bills for Africa trip

By Dave Boyer-The Washington Times

The White House Friday defended the first family’s upcoming weeklong trip to Africa, which could cost taxpayers up to $100 million, as “great bang for our buck.”

“There will be a great bang for our buck for being in Africa because when you travel to regions like Africa that don’t get a lot of presidential attention, you tend to have very longstanding and long-running impact from the visit,” said Ben Rhodes, a deputy national security adviser to President Obama.


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