Cost of First Lady's Beijing Hotel Was Deemed 'Prohibitive' for Biden

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Mar 24, 2014 9:31 AM

The White House has been tight-lipped about the cost of First Lady Michelle Obama's trip to China, but based on the choice for lodging, it could be considerable. Mrs. Obama and her entourage, which numbers seventy according to the Washington Times (including her two daughters and her mother), booked the Westin Chaoyang Hotel close to the U.S. embassy in Beijing for their first stop.