Trump rejects Air Force One

(NBC News) President-elect Donald Trump spoke briefly to reporters staked out in the lobby of New York’s Trump Tower Tuesday morning.

It’s the first time the president-elect has spoken to the group, who have followed the comings and goings of people meeting with Trump in his offices.

Following up on a tweet this morning, the president-elect called the costs of building a new Air Force One “totally out of control,” adding it’s “ridiculous.”

“It’s going to be over $4 billion,” Trump said. “It’s for the Air Force One program and, I think it’s ridiculous. I think Boeing is doing a little bit of a number. We want Boeing to make a lot of money but not that much money.”

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