This video from the USA says about itself:
🇺🇸 Trump’s military parade idea ‘fantastic waste of money’
8 February 2018
US politicians are pushing back against President Donald Trump’s request for a military parade in Washington, DC.
It is an unusual request in the US, and critics say there are far better ways to spend the money.
Al Jazeera’s Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington, DC.
Translated from Dutch NOS TV today:
Tanks rolling through the city, marching soldiers and warplanes overhead. United States President Trump has to wait a little longer. This November, on Veterans Day, a military parade would take place in Washington, but now it will not be sooner than next year, according to the Pentagon.
It has not been announced what the reason for the postponement is, but according to a source at the ministry it has to do with the costs. They were estimated by the White House at a maximum of 30 million dollars earlier this year, but according to the source, the estimate would now be more than 90 million dollars.
TRUMP’S TANK PARADE GETS CANNED Trump’s North Korea-style military parade has been postponed until 2019, according to the Pentagon. The president’s celebration of American military might was slated for Nov. 10 — Veteran’s Day weekend. The postponement comes amid reports that the cost of the parade was running over budget by $80 million. [HuffPost]
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