'President Obama's one-night stay in Brisbane for the G20 summit cost taxpayers $1.7 million, a report has revealed.
The cost is said to have covered 4,096 rooms at three separate hotels for his entourage of security guards and assistants on November 15.
According to the Justification document published by the White House, it was 'fair and reasonable based on the pricing available across the city of Brisbane at the time of the visit'.'
'Meanwhile, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott opted for the thrifty $270-a-night Rydges hotel, while Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe required just $170 of public funds for his stay at Novotel'
Read more: President Obama charges taxpayers $1.7 MILLION for one-night hotel stay at G20 summit in Australia | Daily Mail Online
He does know what currency is right? That things actually cost money? Taxpayers money?
I can see the democrat excuses even now...
'He is the President, he deserves such luxury' (Personal note - the taxpayers deserve not to have to pay for this insane luxury. You want this ridiculousness while 46 million Americans are on food stamps...pay for it yourself pal).
'This was already budgeted' (Personal note - they budgeted for spending insanity?)
'Bush blah blah blah...so that makes it okay.'
Btw, I am neither dem nor rep.