(WASHINGTON TIMES) First lady Michelle Obama’s much-criticized trip to Spain in 2010 cost taxpayers at least $467,000, a government-watchdog group said Thursday after obtaining Secret Service and Air Force documents.

The excursion, in which Mrs. Obama and daughter Sasha stayed at the five-star Villa Padierna on Spain’s Mediterranean coast, cost $199,323 for flying time of the government’s 757 plane, which normally serves as Air Force Two, according to the right-leaning group Judicial Watch.

Lodging for the 15-member flight crew at a nearby motel cost an additional $10,000.

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