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The actual swearing-in ceremony will cost $1.24 million, according to Carole Florman, spokeswoman for the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies.
Originally posted by jam321
jd140, Nobody bashing Obama in my post. Just asking a question to something a mod had posted. I forgot to reply to his post.
Personally, it was Obama's day and he deserved to enjoy just as much as previous Presidents.
Appreciate your response.
BTW, how did we get from the freeze to inauguration cost anyway?
[edit on 21-1-2009 by jam321]
Originally posted by Irish M1ck
Gotta love it. He takes a step that almost ANYONE should be excited about, and what do we still get, "OMG why is he doing this? It must be for show!". "He's not Ron Paul." "Well let's examine his hit piece about him in the past so I can ignore that he is doing something I agree with."
Glad to see more proof that even when he does the right thing, in some people's eyes, he can't win.
Originally posted by xstealth
It doesn't specify if he is freezing his own salary.
Don't you think that should be included?