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White House: $100M Africa trip 'great bang for our buck'

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 06/15/2013 @ 12:33 am In Politics,World | No Comments

(The Hill) President Obama’s $100 million trip to African offers “great bang for our buck,” the White House said Friday.

Deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes defended the cost of Obama’s upcoming trip to South Africa, Senegal and Tanzania, which could cost taxpayers as much as $100 million.

He said the White House doesn’t determine the cost of security and argued traveling to the often overlooked region would help the U.S.

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