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Trump cancels military parade over price tag, says 'maybe next year'

6 monthes ago   |   By KMBC

The parade was scheduled for Nov. 10, the day before the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I.
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POTUS Cancels Military Parade, ‘Maybe Next Year'

POTUS Cancels Military Parade, ‘Maybe Next Year'

6 monthes ago   |   By CBS

WASHINGTON - The Latest on President Donald Trump's military parade :
8:10 a.m.
President Donald Trump says he is canceling his plans for a military parade through the streets of Washington because the price was “ridiculously high.”
On Twitter, Trump accused local politicians of price gouging, although the projected $92 million cost was largely attributed to Pentagon costs for aircraft, equipment and personnel.
Trump tweeted “maybe we will do something next year when the cost comes WAY DOWN.”
The Defense Department had already said the parade wouldn't happen this year.
Trump had called for...
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Trump cancels military parade, blames 'local politicians' for ballooning cost

6 monthes ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has canceled a planned military parade in Washington, accusing “local politicians” of price gouging and announcing that the government will redirect funds from the parade to the purchase of additional fighter jets. “The local politicians who run Washington, D.C. know a windfall when they see it,” Trump wrote on Twitter Friday morning. “When asked to give us a price for holding a great celebratory military parade, they wanted a number so ridiculously high that I cancelled it. Never let someone hold you up!” CNBC reported Thursday that the...
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The Latest: Trump cancels military parade, 'maybe next year'

6 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Latest on President Donald Trump's military parade :
8:10 a.m.
President Donald Trump says he is canceling his plans for a military parade through the streets of Washington because the price was "ridiculously high."
On Twitter, Trump accused local politicians of price gouging, although the projected $92 million cost was largely attributed to Pentagon costs for aircraft, equipment and personnel.
Trump tweeted "maybe we will do something next year when the cost comes WAY DOWN."
The Defense Department had already said the parade wouldn't happen this year.
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