Pentagon: Trump's July Fourth Celebration Cost Military at Least $1.2M

The Pentagon said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's celebration of U.S. Independence Day, which included bringing tanks and equipment to Washington, cost the military at least $1.2 million.Two Bradley fighting vehicles flanked Trump during his July Fourth speech last week, in which he praised American military might despite having himself avoided the draft during the Vietnam War with bone spurs in his feet.Trump told stories about each military branch before separate, dramatic flyovers of their respective military aircraft.Trump, a Republican who was inspired to stage the flashy affair after...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Tuesday, 9 July

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