Donald Trump Lied About Cost of New Air Force One

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Date Originated: December of 2016
Categories: Donald Trump
Donald Trump tweeted that the government should cancel Boeing's contract to build a new Air Force One because the cost had skyrocketed to $4 billion. Trump didn't cite any evidence backing this claim up and the company responded that the current contract for the next generation executive plane is actually $170 million, well below the $4 billion Donald Trump claimed.
Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/trumps-tweet-cost-boeing-shareholders-more-than-550-mill...
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