Donald Trump Tours 'Beautiful' Plane He Vowed to Never Fly On

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Today, Donald Trump took a break from screaming at random reporters to tour Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner. That’s despite the fact that he tweeted (as, regrettably, he so often does) about never flying on the plane.

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Well, okay, Trump wasn’t wrong about the Dreamliner having issues with lithium ion batteries. Strangely, however, none of that concern was on display today.

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This isn’t the only time Trump has had beef with Boeing, either. Late last year, Trump bitched and moaned on Twitter about the company’s plan to upgrade Air Force One. I guess Trump has come around.

On Friday, the master negotiator spoke about his ongoing discussions with Boeing and Lockheed, whose F-35 he also complained about earlier this year. “We’re going to save billions and billions of dollars,” Trump said. “Many billions of dollars. Most important we are going to have a great product from both Boeing and Lockheed.”

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“God bless Boeing,” Trump said.

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Staff Writer, Gizmodo | Send me tips: william.turton@gizmodo.com

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