Take a look inside the $218 million Boeing Dreamliner private jet the new President of Mexico is selling because it's 'too lavish'

Business Insider | 10/4/2010 | Brian Pascus, Benjamin Zhang
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Mexico's newly inaugurated President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is to set to make some sweeping changes. His first order of business is to sell the presidential jet used by his predecessor.

According to Bloomberg, Lopez Obrador's decision to sell the plane, which he deemed to be "too lavish," is the fulfillment of a campaign promise.

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The plane in question is a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner acquired by the Mexican government in March 2016 and was used by former President Pena Nieto.

Reuters reports that Lopez Obrador told a rally in Xalapa, Veracruz, on Saturday near the end of his first full day as president, "We are selling all the planes and helicopters that the corrupt politicians used," as the crowd roared its approval.

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