$400 billion has already been spent on 100 of these planes that can’t fly. Last week, the U.S. government wanted to premier it at a global air show in London. The problem? They could fly it there because its engine catches fire after three hours of flying. It’s so bad that test pilots aren’t allowed to test its performance. It’s so bad the Department of Defense can’t audit 2/3rds of the accounting system. Furthermore, they won’t even try because a bad audit would suspend the program. Listen to Winslow Wheeler, a defense department specialist and a national security adviser to several U.S. Senators, talk about how Congress won’t let this program die even though it has $1 trillion more to spend and it will never work. It is, however, being built in 45 different states and no Senator will state the truth for fear of being labeled “anti-defense”. The Department of Defense and Lockheed press forward and Congress won;t act. Hear a remarkable story.
Guest: Winslow Wheeler
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