WP: Trump asks for military tanks on the Mall as part of grandiose July Fourth event

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“Trump has been fixated since early in his term with putting on a military-heavy parade or other celebration modeled on France’s Bastille Day celebration, which he attended in Paris in 2017.”


 

Trump asks for military tanks on the Mall as part of grandiose July Fourth event

July 1 at 7:29 AM National Park Service acting director P. Daniel Smith faces plenty of looming priorities this summer, from an $11 billion backlog in maintenance needs to natural disasters like the recent wildfire damage to Big Bend Park.