Franz-Stefan Gady Security, As plans for President Donald Trump’s big military parade are slowly beginning to take shape, it is worthwhile recalling an incident that occurred during the biggest military parade. As plans for President...Show More Summary
Democrats can't let Trump use the parade as political ammunition to help Republicans in the November midterms.
From the environment and health care to gun control and education, France is outdoing America. President Trump was so impressed by the military parade he saw in Paris on Bastille Day last July that he ordered the Pentagon to plan a bigger one for Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
President Trump may be willing to dash his dreams of a military parade if the cost is too high.
President Trump on Saturday night said he is hopeful that a military parade “with a lot of plane flyovers” can be staged in Washington on Veterans Day, the Washington Post reports. Said Trump: “We’ll see if we can do it [...]
President Trump on Saturday night said he is hopeful that a military parade “with a lot of plane flyovers” can be staged in Washington on Veterans Day but acknowledged that the expense could be a concern. “We’ll see if we can do it at a reasonable cost, and if we can’t, we won’t do it, […]
Estonia on Saturday celebrated 100 years since declaring independence with a military parade and other festivities in the Baltic state, which is now firmly ensconced in the West, though tensions remain with neighbour Russia. Flag-waving...Show More Summary
The parade could cost taxpayers upwards of $30 million, Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said last week.
Politico reports: President Donald Trump’s plans for a White House-backed military parade are beginning to take shape. The president has directed the Department of Defense to organize a parade that would take place on Nov. 11 – Veterans Day – according to an unclassified Feb. Show More Summary
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday that he will provide President Trump with options for staging a grand military parade in Washington but declined to share his feelings about the idea. “I owe him some options,” Mattis told reporters. “We’ll put together options, and we will work everything from size to participation to cost, and […]
A new Quinnipiac poll finds American voters disapprove of President Trump’s plans for a military parade, 61% to 26%. Key takeaway: Every listed party, gender, education, age and racial group disapproves except Republicans, who approve 58% to 24%.
President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to develop plans for a military parade in Washington. The Pentagon has said little about the idea, but it is reportedly working on ideas for it. However, reports indicate the military isShow More Summary
Donald Trump may want a military parade, like some other countries have, but officials within the Pentagon are raising concerns about the parade’s price, disruption to military training schedules, and other factors, The Hill is reporting. Reportedly...Show More Summary
With the administration planning a military parade in the capital and three former generals occupying key posts in the Trump administration, some observers are concerned about the militarization of American politics — or what Larry Summers has called “the Argentinization of U.S. government.” One buttress of civilian control is the public’s commitment to the constitutional […]
The White House budget director said Wednesday that a military parade envisioned by President Trump won't come cheap: It could cost between $10 million and $30 million, although that money isn't included in the administration's new budget request. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told the House Budget...
Mulvaney said the final cost would depend on the size, scope and length of the parade.
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President Trump wants a military parade. His budget director says it could cost the United States $30 million at a time of rising deficits.
Mick Mulvaney: Still an asshole.
Trump's self-aggrandizing military parade, with flown-in tanks rolling down the streets of Washington, will cost cost $10M-$30M, according to the White House budget director. Trump's self-aggrandizing military parade, with flown-in tanks...Show More Summary