In October 2011 Michelle Obama spent $424,000 to fly her kids and mother with her to Africa.
Michelle Obama listed her daughters Malia and Sasha as “senior staffers” to justify the expensive getaway.
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Michelle Obama ain’t cheap.
She made the most of her time in the White House. The former First Lady had at least 16 assistants that cost American taxpayers $1.24 million a year.
While Americans suffered Barack and Michelle Obama held lavish parties.
Melania Trump has cut the first lady’s office payroll in half.
FOX News reported:
Melania Trump is embracing a more active and public schedule as first lady – but she still runs one of the leanest East Wing operations in recent history.
According to a Fox News analysis of White House personnel reports, Melania Trump has significantly reduced the number of aides on the first lady’s office payroll in comparison to her predecessor, Michelle Obama.
During then-President Barack Obama’s first year in office, 16 people were listed working for Michelle Obama, earning a combined $1.24 million a year.
This year, just four people were listed working for Melania Trump as of June. Their salaries totaled $486,700.