If it comes to fruition, Pentagon officials are reportedly hoping to put on the parade around Veterans Day as opposed to Memorial Day or Independence Day, since it would be less perceived as being tied to the president.
President Trump came up with the idea of a military parade through the capital after watching the Bastille Day parade in France. This is a President who has openly questioned his own Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation, suggesting there may be a conspiracy at the highest levels seeking to weaken him.
In a statement quoted by CNN, White House Press SecretarySarah Sandersconfirmed the initial Washington Post report. Uber exec says "no justification" for covering up breach MORE (R-S.C.) on Wednesday threw his support behind a parade honoring the US military, but said that such an event should not be treated as a "Soviet-style" display of military might. "I mean, we have a Napoleon in the making here, and I believe that we have so many issues around the world in terms of preparing for wars that are ongoing". "We'll send them to the White House for a decision".
Trump reportedly got the idea for a military parade when he visited France for Bastille Day a year ago.
US President Trump has asked the Pentagon and White House officials to begin planning a large military parade in Washington DC.
Massive military parades of the kind that are common in authoritarian countries such as China and North Korea are not quintessentially American. "Because of what I witnessed, we might do something like that in Washington on July 4 down Pennsylvania Avenue".
It included tanks, armored vehicles and a flyover of U.S. and French military jets.
News of the president's parade request comes as Congress is trying to hammer out a budget agreement that includes more military funding.
While a parade similar to Trump's vision has been uncommon in recent years, the US previously held a national military parade in 1991 to celebrate winning the Gulf War.
"Safe bet that Donald Trump - in addition to never having served himself, never having had a father or grandfather who served, and never having sons who served - has also never attended a line-of-duty military funeral, or even visited the front as President".
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