NEW: CEO Dennis Muilenburg spoke by phone with TRUMP this a.m., urging him not to ground 737 Max 8s after Sunday’s crash. * Muilenburg has tried to cultivate Trump. He visited Mar-a-Lago after AF1 dust-up, & Boeing donated $1M to Trump inaugural.
Boeing's CEO reportedly reached out to the President to urge him not to ground 737 Max 8 planes. After an earlier issue, he visited Mar a Lago, and Boeing gave $1 million to the President's inaugural.
The U.S. stands nearly alone in allowing Boeing's 737 Max 8 jet to fly, as Europe and others ground the plane following the Ethiopia crash
Is the Trump administration colluding with Boeing?
As More Countries Ground Boeing 737 Max 8s, U.S. Holds Back - The New York Times via
Heartening: “We are facing uncertainties about whether pilots have the courage or the capability to fly” (i.e., without computers doing the job for them).
When I wrote my book about the great Chicago heat wave, a former political official condemned the local government for committing "murder by public policy." If one of these #Boeing737Max jets goes down in the U.S., well, just imagine what will happen.
As Europe and Others Ground Boeing 737 Max 8s, U.S. Holds Back . IT'S AS USUAL $$ --DOING THE RIGHT THING WOULD COST TOO MUCH. DON'T RIDE A MAX 8 UNTIL THE BLACK BOXES ANALYSED AND WE UNDERSTAND CAUSE OF CRASHES