After coming under fire by President-elect Trump for their egregious $4 Billion Air Force One contract, and just 10 days after their announced $16.6 Billion deal with Iran, Boeing has bent the knee. If you recall, two weeks ago Trump tweeted this:
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!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 6, 2016
Trump elaborated in a Q&A at Trump tower:
Then there was the whole $16.6 Billion deal with Iran
And today, Boeing has kissed the ring – proudly announcing that they’ll build TWO Air-Force Ones for under $4 Billion! Here’s what the CEO said after today’s meeting with Trump: