"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!" Trump said on Twitter. It was not immediately clear what prompted the timing of his complaint. Read more...
Update: Trumpolini did it because he was annoyed. Read more...
Kurt Eichenwald @kurteichenwald 20 hours ago
I have searched everywhere. I cannot find anything saying there was a $4B cost overrun in 3wk old Air Force One contract. Trump made it up.
OUR WHITE HOUSE.
And he was teaching them and saying to them, “Is it not written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations’? But you have made it a den of robbers.” Mark 11:17
1. Trump tells Boeing he's gonna pull a "yuge" contract. Stock drops.
2. Trump surrogates buy Boeing stock.
3. Trump backpedals; blames media. Stock rises.
4. Trump surrogates sell Boeing stock at a "yuge" profit.
Get used to it. SMH