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Trump: Cancel New Air Force One
President-elect tweets that ‘costs are out of control’

President-elect Donald Trump on the cost of the Air Force One program: “We want Boeing to make a lot of money, but not that much money.” (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday his intent to cancel a Defense Department contract that would provide new Air Force One planes for future presidents. 

Trump cited the rising cost of the Boeing contract in his tweet, and doubled down on his decision later in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, according to Politico.  

Rubio Joins Obama on Air Force One to Visit Orlando Families
Duo not expected to discuss senator's re-election decision

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., returns to work as a U.S. Senator on March 17 after suspending his bid to run for president. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

President Barack Obama reached across the aisle on his somber trip to Orlando to visit families of those who were killed in Sunday's mass shooting , inviting GOP Sen. Marco Rubio to join him on Air Force One.   

Just after the presidential jumbo jet touched down around 12:45 p.m. (EDT), a Rubio aide confirmed the Florida senator was on the flight.