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Fri Aug 9, 2019, 02:21 AM

Master-negotiator Trump whittled price for next Air Force One from 4 billion down to 5.2 billion.

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/8/8/1877431/-Surprise-After-Trump-s-bragged-about-deal-new-Air-Force-One-bill-soars-to-5-2-billion

Donald Trump has put in a great deal of effort in bragging that he was able, through his Unparalleled Business Guy Powers, to slash the price of the newly planned Air Force One planes by over a billion dollars. (He did this by asking Boeing to lower the price, something that no past leader had ever considered. Truly, a master of the art form.)

Surprise! The cost of the new planes, which was once said to be $3.2 billion after Trump said he had negotiated it down from about $4 billion, but which his staff claimed was actually going to be $5 billion in order to support Trump's claim that he was saving $1.4 billon, actually turns out to be $5.2 billion.

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Reply Master-negotiator Trump whittled price for next Air Force One from 4 billion down to 5.2 billion. (Original post)
DetlefK Aug 9 OP
LuckyCharms Aug 9 #1
Demovictory9 Aug 9 #2
B Stieg Aug 9 #3
Midnight Writer Aug 9 #4
safeinOhio Aug 9 #5
Vinca Aug 9 #6
democratisphere Aug 9 #7
DFW Aug 9 #8
former9thward Aug 9 #9
Takket Aug 9 #10
NewJeffCT Aug 9 #11

Response to DetlefK (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 02:22 AM

1. The title of this OP...

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Response to DetlefK (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 03:00 AM

2. lol. a negative discount

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Response to DetlefK (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 03:37 AM

3. More (not) Winning!

What a jackass (apologies to jackasses everywhere).

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Response to DetlefK (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 04:16 AM

4. Gold fixtures jack up the price pretty quickly.

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Response to DetlefK (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 05:13 AM

5. Right up there with his promise

that those huge tax cuts for the rich will pay for themselves.

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Response to DetlefK (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 06:42 AM

6. And they thought no one could bankrupt the Air Force . . .

Easy as bankrupting a casino.

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Response to DetlefK (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 07:46 AM

7. Glad drumpf won't ever have the opportunity to fly in it!

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Response to DetlefK (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 08:44 AM

8. Sit them down, give them a cup of covfefe, and they are putty in your hands

Trump had those greedy Boeing execs right where he wanted them, so he gave them everything they wanted.

Now THERE is a businessman if ever I saw one! I heard he came close to selling Mississippi to the Chinese for $10. The deal didn't go through because China wouldn't go that extra dollar, but they were CLOSE!

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Response to DetlefK (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 08:46 AM

9. The article at the link is nearly unreadable.

But aside from that it contains no link whatsoever to any of the figures used in the article. Where are they getting it from?

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Response to DetlefK (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 08:52 AM

10. Whelp.... installing a fully functional McDonalds

And KFC on an airplane canít be cheap!!!

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Response to DetlefK (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 08:53 AM

11. He actually did negotiate the price down to $3 billion

the $2.2 billion extra is for kickbacks to his family and to help pay down his loans to Russian mobsters and Saudi princes.

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