President Donald Trump has reportedly agreed on a $3.9 billion deal with Boeing for the company to provide two new Air Force One planes.
Fox News had the exclusive scoop on Tuesday.
EXCLUSIVE to @FoxNews …New Air Force One’s coming… @realDonaldTrump reached an informal deal with Boeing for 2 new AF-1s. Fixed price deal is for $3.9 billion. WH says this is a savings of $1.4 billion on total original cost estimates of more than $5 billion
— John Roberts (@johnrobertsFox) February 27, 2018
“President Trump has reached an informal deal with Boeing on a fixed price contract for the new Air Force One Program. Thanks to the President’s negotiations, the contract will save the taxpayers more than $1.4 billion,” Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley told Fox.
The deal reportedly saves taxpayers $1.4 billion, as estimates for two new Air Force One planes and subsequent costs came in at more $5 billion.