Scott Morefield | Reporter
President Donald Trump expressed skepticism that the recent spate of UFO sightings could be anything other than of this world.
“I think its probably — I want them to think whatever they think,” Trump told ABCs George Stephanopoulos in their interview, which will air Sunday. “They do say, and Ive seen, and Ive read, and Ive heard. And I did have one very brief meeting on it. But people are saying theyre seeing UFOs. Do I believe it? Not particular.”
President Trump to @GStephanopoulos on reported UFO sightings: “They do say, I mean Ive seen, and Ive read, and Ive heard. And I did have one very brief meeting on it. But people are saying theyre seeing UFOs. Do I believe it? Not particular.” https://t.co/CwQbcb2ejJ pic.twitter.com/oTpj61vMnr
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“Well, I think my great pilots would know,” he continued. “Our great pilots would know. They see things a little bit different from the past. So were going to see. Were watching, and youll be the first to know.”
Citing “a number of reports of unauthorized and/or unidentified aircraft entering various military-controlled ranges and designated air space in recent years,” the Navy drafted new reporting procedures in the wake of a reported increase in UFO sightings. (RELATED: Sarah Sanders Asked If Trump Believes In UFOs — What Happens Next Lights Up The Room)
“For safety and security concerns, the Navy and the [U.S. Air Force] takes these reports very seriously and investigates each and every report,” the Navy wrote in an April statement to Politico. “As part of this effort, the navy is updating and formalizing the process by which reports of any such suspected incursions can be made to the cognizant authorities. A new message to the fleet that will detail the stepRead More – Source