President Obama spent more than $1.45 million on his first two official state dinners, according to White House financial documents obtained by The Washington Examiner.
The White House Executive Residence sent two invoices to the State Department’s Office of Protocol, seeking reimbursement for the White House dinners honoring visiting Indian and Mexican heads of state.
Both invoices can be viewed following this news story.
The October 2009 Indian dinner cost $487,168.86 or $1,485 per person, according to the invoices. The May 2010 Mexican dinner price tag was $969,793.92 and was attended by 200 people at a cost of $4,770 each.
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