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Each time President Trump spends a weekend away from the White House, there’s a massive military effort to protect him from threats… including from above. TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen was given rare access to present a dramatic demonstration of how the Air National Guard keeps presidential airspace safe. » Subscribe to TODAY: http://on.today.com/SubscribeToTODAY » Watch the latest from TODAY: http://bit.ly/LatestTODAY About: TODAY brings you the latest headlines and expert tips on money, health and parenting. We wake up every morning to give you and your family all you need to start your day. If it matters to you, it matters to us. We are in the people business. Subscribe to our channel for exclusive TODAY archival footage & our original web series. Connect with TODAY Online! Visit TODAY's Website: http://on.today.com/ReadTODAY Find TODAY on Facebook: http://on.today.com/LikeTODAY Follow TODAY on Twitter: http://on.today.com/FollowTODAY Follow TODAY on Google+: http://on.today.com/PlusTODAY Follow TODAY on Instagram: http://on.today.com/InstaTODAY Follow TODAY on Pinterest: http://on.today.com/PinTODAY See What Happens When A Plane Violates Presidential Airspace | TODAY
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A.J. Anderson (8 hours ago)
This seems very unwise and dangerous and a waste of military resources !
Didivs Ivlianvs (13 hours ago)
Fake news. Lets see a real intrusion.
Drum Method (21 hours ago)
Bleeding red-white-blue (1 day ago)
This person need to be jail acctually. May be he is hiw knows.
Bleeding red-white-blue (1 day ago)
Wht did'nt these fighter plane blew this person in the air at frist sight.
jwttwjjwt jwttwjjwt (1 day ago)
the talking camel on Geico commerical is "not Black" its White S O , Chris Sullivan doing the impersonation. it sucks , it's not funny. boycott that crappy insurance
ShortWhiteNinja (1 day ago)
Tim Minh (1 day ago)
The world’s #1 in Air superiority and has the most jets and planes in the world but failed to scramble at least ONE jet to intercept any of the four “Hijacked airliners” on 911.
Chris Hansen (2 days ago)
Today with the click bait. B.S.
Mr Danger (2 days ago)
CLICK BAIT...this is a back door attempt to highlight "how much President Trump" travels.
Randy Ackerman (2 days ago)
Seems like a waste
miguel Garcia (2 days ago)
Americans...this people abeyed to a dark organization.
Tony Franklin (2 days ago)
Should get some properly quick jets to respond, the F-16 is hardly rapid response! There are some mothballed Lightnings here and there that would blow away these little toys as they did everything else in the sky BITD.
1 7 (2 days ago)
The (((Globalists))) are capable of performing extreme measures on the hapless goyim. ...what we have been led to believe, by the media, Government Church and Schools is a LIE. *NOTHING IS AS IT SEEMS* The CIA and FBI have been corrupt since before they killed Kennedy. And what your witnessing with Trump is the Deep State FINALLY being exposed......for the Satanic, baby blood drinking PEDOPHILES that they are. FACT.
HeNeeds ToGo (2 days ago)
All that hard work and money thrown away, just to protect a Russian asset?? Hahahaha
Molotov Airsoft Molotov (3 days ago)
“Flying feet in front of us!” Yeah,like 200ft
Ozzy osborne (3 days ago)
Luiz George_101 (4 days ago)
Lets ignore their lack of action on the 9/11...moving right along, that wasnt a few feet away, that was miles away. Also, are they allowed to show this video to the public? This violates State Security confidentiality does it not? Now you just showed the terrorists what you do. Well done on giving them the heads up, genius.
Dr. Genie Greentrees (4 days ago)
Meaning: Free range? 😅😉
aecrim1969 (4 days ago)
Going rogue in a 172! 🤣🤣🤣
Thomas Tamir (4 days ago)
It was a long while back but a piper cub type plane got powdered over area 51. The pilot didn't think they would really shoot a missile at him.
Savage Rice Cake (5 days ago)
Such a huge waste if resources to secure a moron
MojoMacer (5 days ago)
My question is, why did this reporter think this was a good idea.
Traci Taylor (5 days ago)
Trying to implant in your brain that every weekend the President travels to his other homes and it's costing us a ton of money, funny I never heard any news station talk about how our President doesn't take a paycheck.
Jason Rogers (5 days ago)
Pure BS do it and don’t tell them then you’ll see what happens. Wouldn’t some choppers be better? F16 was leaned way back to go that slow
Recep Tayyip Erdogan (5 days ago)
you cant shoot down a big plane in sky flying over a crowded city unless you have a real reason behind it bcs There will be too many casualties. on the ground
kermit frog (6 days ago)
I expected him to explode in mid air
The Nightmare (6 days ago)
I haven't looked it up, but are there stats that show how much vacation time he's taken compared to Obama, or even other presidents before Obama? Seems like people rag on him for going to his resorts, but there's no context.
EH PA (6 days ago)
But the USAF cannot protect him from cheeseburgers
Hilda Salama (6 days ago)
Alex DelRio (6 days ago)
That reminds me of Border Patrol armed to the teeth flexing their mussels at lost tourists near the Canadian border. But when the real bad guys arrive they are nowhere to be found...
ANDREW BULMER (6 days ago)
They can do that for the president but did nothing for 911 if they was that fast they mite of saved a lot of life's
Roy Hammock (6 days ago)
Cezzna 🤔🤔🤔
Nick worster (6 days ago)
It's funny how they would have never said this when Obama was President
k1llamain (6 days ago)
Another sneaky way to slam trump instead of just providing news. Lots of slimey jabs through this guys comments on this vid. Orders coming down from the top. Peon "reporters" saying whats fed to them. Dispicable.
Nick worster (6 days ago)
But but but orange man bad
Aaron Payne (7 days ago)
Cool until you put your bias in the story! Why not investigate the corruption in Congress that’s real news!
Timothy Goodman (7 days ago)
Women in Congress are pure fuckn idiots.they all should all be put down along with the dogs that follow them
Nick worster (6 days ago)
Epic fail at being a troll
marcia menage (7 days ago)
Well in 1952 7 UFO type craft hovered over the pentagon for a loooooong time and nothing happened, the same would happen today... in fact any F16 would look stupid next to them as they cannot do right angle turns nor can they travel anywhere near the speed of the UFO/ARV.
Romeo Toro (7 days ago)
The us has the f15 CD and E the only 1s in usaf service later versions only got exported to s korea, saudis,Israel israel operates the most advanced f15 ever just like it opreates the most advanced f35 air force versions
Romeo Toro (7 days ago)
Or they should order brand new f-15 super eagels with the best technology possible order a squad of 12 they can do many jobs be the bodygards of the main leaders and dc airspace they can reach new yourk to quick.
Miguel Ramirez (7 days ago)
Yeah keep spending our money in stupid shows like this
Romeo Toro (7 days ago)
F-16s are awesome but the president of the USA should have the most effective fighter jets like the f-22 which is the best known fighter air superiority jet in the world
Heisnear.com (7 days ago)
. ❌ (*EXCLUSIVE) -- ANTICHRIST Called Out by Pres. TRUMP :: (stirs, WATCH >>) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxR9tSVO7XU .
tim skelper (7 days ago)
Mean while in scotland 😂 https://youtu.be/6tmKlP1XywA
John McCabe (8 days ago)
At least when Trump works he works for America. When obama worked he worked for iran and Putin.
Jamal Ginsburg (7 days ago)
He didnt work for them. He wanted to please them because he is a weak person. Appeasement never works with strongmen. They will keep coming back for more.
David Allison (8 days ago)
Saysna, its a Cessna.....how you can you be a reporter and mispronounce a simple word?
scott Wilson (8 days ago)
Unless it's a terror attack put together by the us gov.
Nick worster (6 days ago)
Get a job
Gareth James (9 days ago)
He would be no loss. Lying, cheating, bride buyer, russian collaborator let his plane fall from the sky.
Jamal Ginsburg (7 days ago)
When did he collaborate with Russia again? Talking to the Russian government as a private citizen businessman about a possible deal in that country isn't collaborating against American interests silly.🤣
Erick Posada restrepo (9 days ago)
Trump clearly doesn't deserve any of this.
Jamal Ginsburg (7 days ago)
+Erick Posada restrepo Haha have a good weekend!
Erick Posada restrepo (7 days ago)
No one cares about your. Troll
Jamal Ginsburg (7 days ago)
Yea and I thought that about Obama. No one cares about your opinion.
Miggi so bad (9 days ago)
twochaudio twochaudio (9 days ago)
why do that
Bob Cia (9 days ago)
The jet flew a few feet away in front of us, says the excited man! Actually, it was way farther than that......
P P (9 days ago)
Very good story...Thanks
Keltan Edgett (9 days ago)
In real life they would shoot the plane down
Kevin (9 days ago)
Whats a Cezna?
Lyubomir Marchev (10 days ago)
This has to be the dumbest thing Ive seen in a while.
Tom Walsh, Sr. (10 days ago)
That was a stupid thing to do. Too bad they didn't shoot you down. Would have made a great video.
donnyboy (10 days ago)
High lighting what President Trump owns before he became President, and the amount of time he spends at them, is false and misleading. This does not help the country you love. His transparency is an example of what every law abiding citizen wanted. Yet the crimes this country has done must not be spoken, and he hasn't said a thing. I have serious concerns about who is really trying to divide this country. No it is not Russia, and it is not Trump. It is those that are upset at the set back away from the one world order. I say, To each there own, may your self be true. Love your neighbors you bet, but then they go home. It is a very hard and dirty job trying to bring people up from a third world understanding. It always was, and always will be. Allowing them to run away from their salutations is not the answer, as horrid as it is. If Hillary had gotten in, we would most likely be a war with China and Russia over North Korea. The stage was set with a scare in Hawaii. I thank god we have business man, instead of a woman hounded by fear war mongers. I will look after my yard, and you look after yours. We will all work together towards helping mother earth. By the way, radiation has thousands of years of activity. It is no wander the Cancer rate is higher than ever before. If you can't help. than don't hurt. Love your neighbors, and lets have a party, I mean a summit. Then everyone go's home. If you want to stay, than knock on the front door, but don't sneak in through my back yard. It scares my wife and kids, and I for one don't blame them.! Trump is who and what he is. Just a man, trying to protect his family, and that includes you and me.! No house can stand divided against it's self. Wherefore, together we stand, dived we fall.! I go in peace, and I sincerely hope you do as well ! Be well.!
Shaun mcinnis (10 days ago)
you could have done a video animation. Would have saved a lot of money and not wasted my time too.
R Gerard (10 days ago)
Yes but two airliners crash into buildings on 9/11, but NORAD does not scramble. WTF???
Sodthong (10 days ago)
More FAKE BS ...
Grover BLUE (10 days ago)
The military will do its job of course,to protect our president ..this goof is a moron..
Jo Wescott (10 days ago)
Trump is stupid. Total puppet, so irrelevant. Thumbs down
David Hahn (10 days ago)
Someone asked about birds strapped with explosives. Not necessary . AF1 is no less susceptible to unarmed birds than any other aircraft. Just ask Sully. With all due respect to the man and the miracle he performed I'm left to ponder if trumps pilots would get off so lucky?????
ShieldArc200 (11 days ago)
Where were they when 911 was happening? Oh that's right, Cheney told them to stand down.....
R Gerard (6 days ago)
+The Internet Dumbshit, you still scramble whether you decide to take them down or not.
The Internet (6 days ago)
Shoot down an airliner in the middle of one of your major cities... *SOUNDS GOOD TO ME*
R Gerard (10 days ago)
I just posted the same thing...it's crazy.
Boot Danger Gaming (11 days ago)
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John D.B. (11 days ago)
*Gets shot down*
Todd Anderson (11 days ago)
Ah, it wasn't the President, it was just trump.
Mars Man of Marvel (11 days ago)
I Am Sure, They Are Not Going to Show Anyone What Their Strategy Is......I was Hoping to See the Jet Come From Behind the Plane and Overhead About 40 ft. or So......And Maybe Push Them Down Out of the Sky...
Donn Borden (11 days ago)
What a dingaling!
Rough collies (11 days ago)
What if aliens fly into the air zone?
ThatOld Hippie (11 days ago)
Yeah, right - but NOT ONE jet scrambled on 9-11 - nor were the antiaircraft missile fired from the pentagon, even though there was very much advanced notice
Joshua Towler (11 days ago)
This is fake..common sense folks.. How would they have cameras on military base? They would shoot it down Proof the government controls media and propaganda.. Research the repeal of the smith-mundt act that allows the government to use propaganda on its own citizens(which its always done btw)
J Fresh (12 days ago)
What a waste of money and a joke of a president lol
DANNY ELITE (12 days ago)
the president needs to protect the people
aixon (13 days ago)
"Just feet in front"..... I think our metric system works waaaaay better than the imperial system :D
terry lynn (13 days ago)
So its okay for Obama to travel and not Trump?
Hellious (13 days ago)
Legend has it they're still in the plane flying around.
Jack Lin (13 days ago)
plastiko1987 (13 days ago)
Knowledge Is Power Media Production Brooks (13 days ago)
Why protect a tyrant? He is a criminal. Yes, I'm talking about tRump.
Artichokehold (13 days ago)
Fighter Pilot - You have been ordered to leave the no fly zone. Reporter - Our pilots are just going to keep going and not listen. Me - Dude wtf you doing you gonna get shot down!!
Manatax8537 Implosion (14 days ago)
Has anybody ever questioned why our world leader isn't doing anything about the EMP threat?
Scorpion-UK (14 days ago)
fake news wish this was happening on 9/11
Tony Stark (14 days ago)
What a waste of time, garbage
Mardio Neufville (14 days ago)
When u watch this lol try it, they will shoot you down in seconds they won't warn u lmao
Ivan J. Conway (15 days ago)
Weren't very effective on 9/11 were they?!
Rogue Trooper (16 days ago)
A bigger reaction to an actual threat! 9/11 folks.
windsurfer pursley (16 days ago)
That's nothing, the guy got to ride on an exercise. I live by Luke Air Force base in AZ, they do traning night and day. Badass boys in badass toys
Ben Novick (16 days ago)
If the Air Force and Cessna had not been in cahoots, the fighters would have transmitted shoot down or abate orders.
Sil Marillian (17 days ago)
American media BS not even worth watching too the end
Nikhil Gore (17 days ago)
Sylvester Stallone is now serving for Trump as a pilot
Firoz Alam (17 days ago)
people about 9/11 fking A-Holes Brain dead pieces of sht. this security is only for presidential airspace so have a appointment with a good psychiatrist fixed
thomas peeno (18 days ago)
Convenient none of that happened on 9/11
A.J. Anderson (19 days ago)
There running out of orangutan to compare to get the right color. Orangutans
A.J. Anderson (19 days ago)
It takes a lot of hillbillies to get his hair that orange shade let's see that video?
Dan davidson (19 days ago)
How much did this stunt  cost us taxpayers ???
Dave Shively (19 days ago)
On 9/11 when they shut down all airspace I saw a little 152 get suprised by a couple f-16s. Funniest thing i ever saw. 152 pilot hit the brown afterburner.
Charlie Smith (20 days ago)
Think how much wall money was wasted on this news story!
Dennis Ray Bowen jr (20 days ago)
Would have took them down