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Friday, August 09, 2019

According to Air Force Magazine, President Donald Trump's new Air Force One fleet will cost a total of $5.2 billion, up from the 2016 estimate of $3.2 billion.




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The Super Negotiator said he'd get a much better deal on Iran, for farmers, from China, for taxpayers.

Ever read "The Emperor's New Clothes?"

#1 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2019-08-09 03:24 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

So you're saying he lied???

That's going to be news to his cult members.

#2 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2019-08-09 05:33 AM | Reply | Funny: 2

The Shart of the Deal!

#3 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-08-09 07:04 AM | Reply

One of the first things the new Dem POTUS after 2020 should do is call Boeing and have them paint the plane like all AF1s since Kennedy. The new POTUS does not want to be seen arriving what looks like a Trump air plane.

It will take a lot to scrub Combover Quisling from the WH, but this would be a start.

#4 | Posted by _Gunslinger_ at 2019-08-09 11:40 AM | Reply

Hey, hey, hey, give them a break... red, white, and blue paint is expensive!

#5 | Posted by bartimus at 2019-08-09 12:24 PM | Reply

Trump: Cancel Boeing's Air Force One contract

...Donald Trump on Tuesday called for the cancellation of a Defense Department contract with Boeing to build the next generation of presidential aircraft, decrying the deal as too expensive.

"Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order!" the president-elect wrote on Twitter.

"The plane is totally out of control. It's going to be over $4 billion for Air Force One program and I think it's ridiculous," Trump elaborated in brief comments to reporters at Trump Tower. "I think Boeing is doing a little bit of a number. We want Boeing to make a lot of money, but not that much money."...

The Air Force said previously that it had earmarked $1.65 billion for two new presidential aircraft, which will be four-engine Boeing 747-8s. The source of Trump's $4 billion cost estimate for the program was not immediately clear, although a Government Accountability Office report from last March priced it at roughly $3.2 billion....

#6 | Posted by LampLighter at 2019-08-09 12:24 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1


Forgot to add, the politico.com article is from Dec 2016.

#7 | Posted by LampLighter at 2019-08-09 12:25 PM | Reply

World's Greatest Negotiator!

#8 | Posted by anton at 2019-08-09 12:28 PM | Reply

Trump knew the price was unrealistically low when he touted it as evidence that he's a world class negotiator that knows how to close a deal. He just did it to feed the MAGAts who unsurprisingly don't care now even though tens of thousands retweeted #6 when it was useful to attack Obama.

#9 | Posted by Hagbard_Celine at 2019-08-09 12:30 PM | Reply

But...but...but...Obama played golf too! A lot! It said so on Breitbart!

#10 | Posted by e1g1 at 2019-08-09 06:07 PM | Reply

They will serve as the "flying White House" starting in 2024, although Trump requested that they be ready for use in 2021.

I'm sure he has.

#11 | Posted by REDIAL at 2019-08-09 07:55 PM | Reply

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