Military parade requested by Trump initially estimated to cost $12M, official says


The military parade President Trump requested to be held later this year in Washington, D.C., is initially estimated to cost $12 million, a U.S. official told Fox News on Wednesday.

The number is only an estimate and could change based on the size and scope of the “military-themed Veterans Day Parade,” the official added.

The cost estimate falls roughly in line with the canceled U.S. military “war game” with South Korea, which was estimated to cost around $14 million — a cost Trump said was “tremendously expensive.”

The White House confirmed this past February that Trump had asked for the parade. – READ MORE


Rep. Steve Cohen (D-tn) This Week Repeatedly Defended His Tweet That Implied That America Needed To Have A Military Coup To Remove President Donald Trump After His Meeting With Russian President Vladimir Putin.

In response to the summit, Rep. Cohen tweeted on Monday, “Where are our military folks? The Commander in Chief is in the hands of our enemy!”

Cohen’s tweet on Monday is not the first time he has said something incendiary. Last week, Congressman Cohen said that disgraced Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent should receive a Purple Heart during a House Judiciary Committee hearing. Armed service members receive the award when they are wounded in combat. The Democrat said that the Strzok deserved a Purple Heart for surviving attacks from Republicans that focused on his alleged anti-Trump bias. – READ MORE

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