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Trump reportedly wants his bed on Air Force One to be bigger

Business Insider logo Business Insider 7/12/2018 Pat Ralph

donald trump private plane bed: Here's what his bed looks like on his private plane. / The Trump Organization/YouTube

Here's what his bed looks like on his private plane. / The Trump Organization/YouTube
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  • President Donald Trump reportedly wants to make his bed onboard Air Force One bigger and more comfortable like the one on his personal jet, according to Axios.
  • Trump apparently wants to redesign the official presidential planes because they don't look "American" enough.

President Donald Trump reportedly wants to make his bed onboard Air Force One larger and more comfortable like the one on his personal jet, Axios reported on Thursday.

The report described Trump's sleeping accommodations on his private plane to be an "executive livery package" compared to his current situation of "couch-like sleeping" on Air Force One.

During the presidential campaign, Trump used his personal plane, a Boeing 757 airliner-turned-private-jet, to travel around the country. It reportedly cost $100 million.

Trump's reported request for a bigger bed comes as he wants to redesign his official presidential planes because they don't look American enough, according to an unidentified source who talked to Axios. The president is apparently interested in changing the color of Air Force One to red, white, and blue.

The color scheme of the Boeing 747s — which take on the "Air Force One" call sign when the president is onboard — is currently light blue and white. The But Trump reportedly believes they do not sufficiently represent the United States.

The White House and Boeing struck a $3.9 million deal in February for two new Air Force One planes, and Trump has requested that they be ready by 2021.

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