Trump and Lockheed CEO discuss F-35 cost, speeding up contract process

By Tony Bertuca / December 22, 2016 at 12:33 PM
President-elect Donald Trump met with Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson on Wednesday in Palm Beach, FL, to discuss the F-35 program, according to the presidential transition team. "They discussed the status of the F-35 program and establishing a quicker finalization of the contracting process and how we can continue to tighten up expenses on behalf of the taxpayer," Jason Miller, a Trump spokesman, told reporters on a Thursday call. At present, Lockheed and the government are entering their 15th month...

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