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D.C. Mayor And City Council Throw Major Shade At Trump Over ‘Giant Tank Parade’

Donald Trump may want to hold a giant military parade on July 4, but it’s starting to look like he won’t be able to have it in the nation’s capital.

Wednesday morning, the Council of the District of Columbia sent Trump a very loud and clear message on his favorite social media platform, Twitter:

At the daily press briefing, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders had this to say about the military parade Trump has ordered the Pentagon to start planning:

“President Trump is incredibly supportive of America’s great service members who risk their lives every day to keep our country safe. He has asked the Department of Defense to explore a celebration at which all Americans can show their appreciation.”

Of course, Trump failed to discuss the matter with any of the elected officials in D.C. and that led a spokesperson for Mayor Muriel Bowser to comment:

“Just like the wall, he will have to pay for it.”

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) was even clearer where she stands on the issue of a parade:

As for veterans, they don’t exactly sound wild about the parade idea, either. Retired Navy Rear Admiral John Kirby noted:

“First of all, the United States doesn’t need a parade down Pennsylvania or any other avenue to show our military strength. We do that every day in virtually every clime all over the world.”

In other words, Donnie, to borrow a line from the D.C. Council: Tanks, but no tanks.

By Andrew Bradford

Proud progressive journalist and political adviser living behind enemy lines in Red America.

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