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Obama Hosts Dinner at $1800 Per Guest

Posted on the 06 March 2013 by Hughvw
Painful spending cuts may have led the White House to halt public tours, but President Barack Obama and Republican senators could need to loosen their belts, not tighten them, after their peacemaking dinner at a superswank Washington, D.C., restaurant on Wednesday. How swank? The eatery features a menu with a $1,776—per person—price tag, excluding tax and tip.
Obama invited the GOP lawmakers to the Jefferson Hotel, home to Plume restaurant, in a bid to break the partisan logjam and forge a deficit-cutting deal. Plume is widely considered among D.C.'s finest. More here.
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