Hilton Hotel for President Obama’s Ethiopia 2 days Visit Cost $412K (8mil. birr)

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2:37 PM, AUG 14, 2015 • BY JERYL BIER

President Obama visited Kenya and Ethiopia during his recent trip to Africa, and the hotel bill for the president and his entourage totaled approximately $412,390.86 for the Ethiopia stay alone. A contract with the Hilton in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa was posted online recently:

The president arrived in Addis Ababa on Sunday, July 26 and departed on July 28. The government also spent $7,540 for cell phones for the president’s Ethiopia visit. The White House did not respond to a request for an explanation.

Source: https://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/hotel-president-obamas-ethiopia-visit-cost-412k_1011357.html

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