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Saturday, November 04, 2017

Ever wonder how many government employees, employee hours and bits of correspondence it takes to get an hour and a half of Ivanka Trump's time at a public event? A new cache of hundreds of emails obtained from the Department of Education (DOE) through the Freedom of Information Act shows that for one brief event at the Air & Space Museum in March, at least 21 employees and at least 150 emails were required to arrange President Donald Trump's daughter's presence. The emails were obtained by the nonprofit American Oversight and shared exclusively with Newsweek.

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Princess Pea.

#1 | Posted by Zed at 2017-11-03 11:33 AM | Reply

Unfortunately, this kind of BS is not uncommon for many official visits by government VIPs. Time, money wasted catering to their whims and desires and efforts to look important. This applies to Executive and Congressional branch principals and staffs. Ambassador's love this crap because it gives them a chance to kiss a VIP's ass, but for most everyone else it is work and far too often it is weekend work. I hated it and I am so glad it is all behind me.

#2 | Posted by Londontoad at 2017-11-04 12:06 PM | Reply

Then there is this: nypost.com

#3 | Posted by MSgt at 2017-11-04 12:49 PM | Reply

Thanks for posting Msgt. I was gonna if somebody else didnt.

#4 | Posted by bogey1355 at 2017-11-04 10:07 PM | Reply

There are the savings of having a first Lady who doesn't do the job. The cost of abandoning the platform are higher.

#5 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2017-11-05 08:09 AM | Reply

#3 | Posted by MSgt

"FOX News analysis"

LOL!

#6 | Posted by Angrydad at 2017-11-05 10:38 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

"Then there is this: nypost.com"

Just wondering (and laughing) if you added in the costs of the golfing, the Secret Service at Trump Towers, the Secret Service details with the Trump spawn?

#7 | Posted by danni at 2017-11-05 10:53 AM | Reply

#7 | POSTED BY DANNI AT 2017-11-05 10:53 AM | FLAG: Guess that you could not comprehend that the article was about the costs associated with First Lady's personal staff.

#8 | Posted by MSgt at 2017-11-05 12:44 PM | Reply

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