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Jose Luis Magana / AP

President Trump earned the title of "aviation enthusiast" during a meeting with the Air Force's mobility chief, four-star General Carlton Everhart, in December. Everhart praised Trump's "good questions" about the manufacturing of a new Air Force One in a recent interview with Bloomberg, and their exchange suggests that Trump approached their meeting with a business mindset.

Trump "wanted to come from a position of negotiations to try and get the price down," Everhart told Bloomberg. Given his previous tweet about Boeing's "out of control" costs for Air Force One planes, Trump made it clear to Everhart that he wouldn't settle for an overpriced new aircraft.

One interesting thing: The Boeing 757 that Trump used for travel during his presidential campaign was a hand-me-down from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, Bloomberg noted. Trump has a history of being crafty with his aircraft purchases, opting to buy second-hand planes that he can then modify to fit his lavish lifestyle.

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Rep. Lou Correa tests positive for COVID-19

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Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.) announced on Saturday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Why it matters: Correa is the latest Democratic lawmaker to share his positive test results after last week's deadly Capitol riot. Correa did not shelter in the designated safe zone with his congressional colleagues during the siege, per a spokesperson, instead staying outside to help Capitol Police.

Far-right figure "Baked Alaska" arrested for involvement in Capitol siege

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The FBI arrested far-right media figure Tim Gionet, known as "Baked Alaska," on Saturday for his involvement in last week's Capitol riot, according to a statement of facts filed in the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia.

The state of play: Gionet was arrested in Houston on charges related to disorderly or disruptive conduct on the Capitol grounds or in any of the Capitol buildings with the intent to impede, disrupt, or disturb the orderly conduct of a session, per AP.

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