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Old 5th January 2021, 10:23 AM   #3401
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Originally Posted by Horatius View Post
Sympathetic magic. The President gets to fly on Air Force One. If AF1 is in Scotland with Trump, Biden can't fly on it, and therefore cannot be President.
Do you think Trump knows there are two of the planes?
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Old 5th January 2021, 10:25 AM   #3402
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Originally Posted by ponderingturtle View Post
Do you think Trump knows there are two of the planes?


Almost certainly not.
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Old 5th January 2021, 10:27 AM   #3403
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Originally Posted by pgwenthold View Post
Someone is going to have to connect these dots for me.

How does Trump playing golf in Scotland prevent Biden from being sworn into office?
The nuclear football would be with Trump in Scotland.
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Old 5th January 2021, 10:28 AM   #3404
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Originally Posted by Segnosaur View Post
Wow, first Trump gets shot down when he tries to get Georgia to flip election results, then he can't fly to Scotland to play golf.
Knowing Trump, as Commander-in-Chief, heíll order the pilot of Air Force One to fly to Scotland, then land even without a clearance to do so. The confrontation on the tarmac could be worthy of pay-per-view.
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Old 5th January 2021, 10:33 AM   #3405
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Originally Posted by Fast Eddie B View Post
Knowing Trump, as Commander-in-Chief, heíll order the pilot of Air Force One to fly to Scotland, then land even without a clearance to do so. The confrontation on the tarmac could be worthy of pay-per-view.
They'd be cleared to land, but deplaning without the use of small arms could be an issue.
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Old 5th January 2021, 10:37 AM   #3406
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
He's rumored to be heading to Scotland on the 19th!

Perhaps heís seen a list of countries that have extradition treaties with the US, and noticed that Scotland isnít on it.
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Old 5th January 2021, 10:38 AM   #3407
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Originally Posted by TellyKNeasuss View Post
The nuclear football would be with Trump in Scotland.
Until 12:01pm when it would become one of the backups/spares and his authorization code invalidated.
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Old 5th January 2021, 10:50 AM   #3408
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Originally Posted by Jim_MDP View Post
Until 12:01pm when it would become one of the backups/spares and his authorization code invalidated.
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In Presidential transitions, the president-elect does not receive the actual nuclear code card until after the nuclear briefing, when "he meets with the outgoing president at the White House just before the actual inauguration ceremony.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_football
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Old 5th January 2021, 10:56 AM   #3409
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Originally Posted by Horatius View Post
Sympathetic magic. The President gets to fly on Air Force One. If AF1 is in Scotland with Trump, Biden can't fly on it, and therefore cannot be President.
Sadly that seems more reasonable than any of Trumpís current CTs!
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Old 5th January 2021, 11:01 AM   #3410
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Originally Posted by Horatius View Post
Sympathetic magic. The President gets to fly on Air Force One. If AF1 is in Scotland with Trump, Biden can't fly on it, and therefore cannot be President.
Originally Posted by ponderingturtle View Post
Do you think Trump knows there are two of the planes?
According to the stories, it's a 757 (VC-32) he's taking instead of a 747 (VC-25). The AF has two of the 747's and four 757's so there's plenty of transport left for Biden.

I'm just wondering how he plans to get back, assuming they let him land!
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Old 5th January 2021, 11:07 AM   #3411
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Originally Posted by TellyKNeasuss View Post
The nuclear football would be with Trump in Scotland.
That's an interesting thought. If Trump flies anywhere near the end of his term, how will the codes be brought back to DC on the 20th?
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Old 5th January 2021, 11:10 AM   #3412
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Originally Posted by Jim_MDP View Post
Until 12:01pm when it would become one of the backups/spares and his authorization code invalidated.
Thanks, that's reassuring.

Originally Posted by TellyKNeasuss View Post
Not so reassuring.
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Old 5th January 2021, 11:42 AM   #3413
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That's an interesting thought. If Trump flies anywhere near the end of his term, how will the codes be brought back to DC on the 20th?
Assuming they gave trump valid codes and a working "nuclear football".

Maybe they were smart 4 years ago and realized how unstable and a security risk trump was and gave him fakes

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