Trump Literally Becomes Parody of Himself By Suggesting Putin’s Jet Fly Over His July 4th Speech

Trump Literally Becomes Parody of Himself By Suggesting Putin's Jet Fly Over His July 4th Speech

President Donald Trump inadvertently made a parody news story come true, at least partially, by tweeting a suggestion that “Aircraft One” — which is the name of Vladimir Putin‘s presidential jet — perform a flyover at his 4th of July “Salute to America” event.

On Wednesday, The New Yorker’s Andy Borowitz posted a parody news article with the headline “Trump’s Fourth of July Parade to Include Flyover by Russian Air Force.”

The item was an allusion to Trump’s relationship with Putin, as well as the conduct that led the FBI to open a counterintelligence investigation of Trump and his campaign.

On Thursday morning, Trump tweeted about his upcoming Tanksgiving extravaganza, and suggested that “Perhaps even Aircraft One will do a low & loud sprint over the crowd.”

But as Breakfast Media White House correspondent Andrew Feinberg pointed out, “Aircraft One” is the name of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s presidential plane.

As a matter of fact, the Aircraft One documentary is available on Amazon Prime.

Trump deleted the tweets about an hour later, and replaced them with ones that correctly identified his own plane.

You can watch live video of Trump’s rally here.

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