Just think, Mary Lincoln was taken to task for purchasing China for the White House during the Civil War.
And Mamie Eisenhower had to shell out the salary for her personal secretary from her husband’s salary.
Total Personal Staff members for other first ladies paid by taxpayers
Mamie Eisenhower:— One– paid for personally out of President’s salary.
Total number of Personal Staff Members paid by Tax Payers.
Jackie Kennedy: ——-One
Lady Bird Johnson___One
Pat Nixon —————One
Rosaline Carter: —— One
Barbara Bush: ———One
Hilary Clinton: ——– Seven
Laura Bush: ———– One
Michele Obama: —– Twenty-two
How things have changed! The benefit package for these servants of “Ms Michelle” are the same as members of the national security and defense departments and the bill for these assorted lackeys is paid by YOU, John Q. Public.
Total $2,075,200 in annual salaries – all for someone we did not vote for and apparently have no control over. Look out for Hillary if she gets elected president.
Michele Obama’s personal staff:
One.. $192,200 – Sher, Susan (Chief Of Staff)
Two.. $160,000 – Frye, Jocelyn C. (Director of Policy And Projects For The First Lady)
Three.. $133,000 – Rogers, Desiree G. (White House Social Secretary for Mrs. Obama)
Four.. $122,000 – Johnston, Camille Y. (Director of
Communications for the First Lady)
Five.. $120,000 – Winter, Melissa (Deputy Chief Of Staff to the First Lady)
Six.. $110,000 Medina , David S. (Deputy Chief Of Staff to the First Lady)
Seven.. $104,000 – Lilyveld, Catherine M. (Director and Press Secretary to the First Lady)
Eight.. $95,000 – Starkey, Frances M. (Director of Scheduling and Advance for the First Lady)
Nine.. $90,000 – Sanders, Trooper (Deputy Director of Policy and Project for the First Lady)
Ten.. $85,000 – Burnough, Erinn (Deputy Director and Deputy Social Secretary)
Eleven.. $84,000 – Reinstein, Joseph B.(Deputy Director and Deputy Social Secretary)
Twelve.. $82,000 – Goodman, Jennifer R. (Deputy Director of Scheduling and Events Coordinator For The First Lady)
Thirteen.. $80,000 Fitz, Alan O.(Deputy Director of Advance and Trip Director for the First Lady)
Fourteen.. $77,500 – Lewis, Dana M. (Special Assistant and Personal Aide to the First Lady)
Fifteen.. $72,500 – Mustaphi, Semonti M. (Associate Director and Deputy Press Secretary To The First Lady)
Sixteen.. $70,000 – Jarvis, Kristen E. (Special Assistant for Scheduling and Traveling Aide To The First Lady)
Seventeen.. $65,000 – Lechtenberg, Tyler A. (Associate Director of Correspondence For The First Lady)
Eighteen.. $63,000 – Tubman, Samantha a (Deputy Associate Director, Social Office)
Nineteen.. $60,000 – Boswell, Joseph J. (Executive Assistant to the Chief Of Staff to the First Lady)
Twenty.. $56,000 – Armbruster, Sally M. (Staff Assistant to the Social Secretary)
Twenty-One.. $55,000 – Bookey, Natalie (Staff Assistant)
Twenty-Two.. $55,000 – Jackson, Deilia A. (Deputy Associate Director of Correspondence for the First Lady)
There has NEVER been anyone in the White House at any time who has created such an army of staffers whose sole duties are the facilitation of the First Lady’s social life. One wonders why she needs so much help, at taxpayer expense. (I’m wondering why there are no guidelines or restraints for this and other activities concerning our government officials and their kin.)
This does not include makeup artist Ingrid Grimes-Miles, 49, and “First Hairstylist” Johnny Wright, 31, both of whom traveled aboard Air Force One on all ALL Trips, Europe included.
Michele usually gets dropped off in another City along with her Mother and 2 Daughters
As of 11/15.2015 the Obama Family has spent over
1.3 Billion dollars on personal family trips. They were
personal not political or Government related.