Psaki: Biden 'has not spent a moment thinking about the color scheme of Air Force One'

White House press secretary Jen PsakiJen PsakiCuomo asks New York AG to appoint independent attorney to investigate sexual harassment claims Ocasio-Cortez: Detailed sexual harassment allegations against Cuomo 'painful to read' Sunday shows - Trump's reemergence, COVID-19 vaccines and variants dominate MORE said Friday that President Biden has not thought about the color scheme of Air Force One.

Psaki told reporters during Friday's White House press briefing that Biden "has not spent a moment" thinking about the color scheme, referring to former President TrumpDonald TrumpSacha Baron Cohen calls out 'danger of lies, hate and conspiracies' in Golden Globes speech Sorkin uses Abbie Hoffman quote to condemn Capitol violence: Democracy is 'something you do' Ex-Trump aide Pierson planning run for Congress MORE's proposal to exchange the aircraft's baby blue color for a new red, white and blue design.


In February, the Air Force requested $800.9 million in fiscal 2021 for the "VC-25B Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization program," which would swap out the current planes for modified Boeing 747-8s and paint them with a white top half, blue bottom third and red stripe down the middle.

"[W]e are certainly aware of the White House military units proposal that has been submitted to them about reconsidering the color scheme of Air Force One," Psaki said to reporters.

"I can confirm for you here, the president has not spent a moment thinking about the color scheme of Air Force One or anything in the House or any article of anything. And no one is going to submit a decision memo to him on that particular topic," she added.

The aircraft's current blue and white color scheme was designed by President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jackie Kennedy.

"We're aware of the proposal and as there are any updates we are happy to provide them to you," Psaki concluded.