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Man Admits Plan to Kill Trump With Forklift

ND planned to flip president's limo

(Newser) - A North Dakota man has admitted stealing a forklift as part of a bizarre plot to kill President Trump last year. US Assistant State's Attorney Brandi Sasse Russell says Gregory Lee Leingang, 42, stole the forklift and made his way to the motorcade route before Trump arrived to speak... More »

Here's the President's Crazy New Limo, Complete With Blood

A refrigerator full of blood, to be specific

(Newser) - President Trump is being driven around New York Tuesday in a brand-new presidential limo—one with what NBC News calls "an unprecedented level of security." The Detroit Free Press , meanwhile, says it's "one of the most exclusive, impenetrable and expensive cars in the world." The... More »

Obama's 'Beast' No Match for Irish Ramp

Limo bottoms out on way out of US Embassy, prez forced to take backup car

(Newser) - President Obama's "Beast" limousine is built to withstand assassins' bullets, bombs, and terrorist attacks—but apparently not Irish speed bumps. The 18-foot-long, 8-ton Cadillac was leaving the US Embassy for Moneygall today when it bottomed out on a ramp that the low-rider couldn't clear, reports the Daily ... More »

Meet Obama's 'Beast'

Secret Service says 44's impenetrable vehicle is most sophisticated in the world

(Newser) - The latest limousine to join the presidential fleet is essentially a tank with a Cadillac exterior, Wired reports. The armored vehicle—code-named “Stagecoach” but dubbed “The Beast” due to its makeup—is the world’s most sophisticated car. The Secret Service and General Motors refuse to divulge specs... More »

DC-Bound Obama Has Even More on His Plate

Plates on presidential limo symbolic nod to those pro-vote

(Newser) - The list of contentious issues awaiting Barack Obama in Washington includes a local favorite: whether the presidential limo will sport "Taxation Without Representation" license plates. Bill Clinton's ride had the plates, which support DC residents' bid for a Congressional vote, but they were one of the first things... More »

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