Vice President Biden’s Two Night Trip to London and Paris Cost Over $1 Million-Truth!
Summary of eRumor:
This is a forwarded email that alleged that Vice President Biden’s trip to Europe in February 2013 cost American tax payers over $1 Million.
Vice President Biden and his entourage travelled to London and Paris in February 2013 where they stayed in costly five star hotels. This according to a March 22, 2013 article by ABC News that said that the State Department contracts for the Hyatt Regency London tabulated to $459,338.65 and the Hotel Intercontinental Paris Le Grand’s tab was $585,000.50.
The article also said, “While the figure may be eye-popping, a State Department official said these costs are par for the course in high-level international trips as they also include accommodations for staff, security details and military personnel.”