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Donald Trump meets with Pentagon on high-cost programs, F-35 project

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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump met with several top military officers this week on several issues, including an effort to “bring costs down” on pricy Pentagon projects such as the F-35 fighter jet. POLITICO reports that among those at the meeting Wednesday at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home was Air Force Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan, head of the F-35 program, which Trump has regularly blasted for production delays and “out of control” costs. The F-35 has consistently come under fire as the world’s…

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