90 Miles From Tyranny : Look What Boeing Just Did to Air Force One Because of Trump

Friday, December 23, 2016

Look What Boeing Just Did to Air Force One Because of Trump

What is President-elect Donald Trump up to these days? Oh, he’s just making America great again and whatnot. Kind of a big deal… Trump recently tweeted that the new Air Force One was way too expensive, and Boeing responded that they will make it for less.

Trump tweeted recently that the cost for the new Air Force One was way too much, and in response, Boeing’s CEO told the president-elect on Wednesday that they would build the fleet for less than the quoted price.

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!
Fox News reported:

Boeing’s Dennis Muilenburg, who met with Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., addressed the media after the meeting and said, “We’re going to get it done for less than that, and we’re committed to working together to make sure that happens.”
Anthony Scaramucci, a Trump adviser the founder of SkyBridge Capital, tweeted about the price reduction and called it a “big win for taxpayers.”
Trump also met Wednesday with...

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2 comments:

  1. Thus providing the context for the next question which is, "Why were you charging so much the first time around?"

    Oh, nevermind; in 2014 Boeing contributed $2 million to the Clinton Foundation after SecState Hillary smoothed the way for Russia and China to place big orders for aircraft from Boeing.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/for-hillary-clinton-and-boeing-a-beneficial-relationship/2014/04/13/21fe84ec-bc09-11e3-96ae-f2c36d2b1245_story.html?utm_term=.4f80fe418f88

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  2. My bad, that was a 2014 story from the WashPost. These events were in 2009-10.

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