Gordon Adams quoted in New York Times on F-35

December 23, 2016 | New York Times

After meeting with Lockheed Martin’s chief executive on Wednesday about lowering the cost of its new F-35 fighter jet, President-elect Donald J. Trump expressed confidence that Pentagon officials standing with him were “good negotiators” and could “get it done beautifully.”

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“As in the business world, he’s laying out this combative posture,” said Gordon Adams, who oversaw military budgets in the Clinton White House. “He’s doing it like a real estate deal. It’s amazing.”