Trump: ‘We Have Our Own Jackie O, It’s Called Melania…Melania T’

US President Donald Trump is joined by First Lady Melania Trump to board Marine One before departing from the South Lawn of the White House on March 8, 2019 in Washington, DC. - Trump is heading to Alabama to survey ... US President Donald Trump is joined by First Lady Melania Trump to board Marine One before departing from the South Lawn of the White House on March 8, 2019 in Washington, DC. - Trump is heading to Alabama to survey tornado damage before spending the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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June 14, 2019 9:24 am
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While discussing his plans for repainting Air Force One, President Donald Trump acknowledged that people have an affinity for the current design because it’s former first lady Jackie Kennedy’s creation.

But, he said, there’s a new sheriff in town.

“We have our own Jackie O,” he told the “Fox and Friends” hosts. “It’s called Melania…we’ll call it Melania T.”

Trump has been obsessed with changing the iconic look of the presidential plane lately, whipping out what he claims are his designs during an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. Shortly after the clip of the interview aired, the House Armed Services Committee voted to limit the funds Trump could use to alter the plane.

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