(Fact Check) Did the Trump team want tanks and missile ...

 · (1/20/17) We were asked to fact check if the Trump team wanted tanks and missile launchers in the Inaugural parade. This story comes from the Huffington Post entitled "Trump Sought Military Equipment For Inauguration, Granted 20-Plane Flyover.". First, we need to check where this statement came from.

Pentagon reveals spending on Donald Trump's Fourth of …

 · The Pentagon has revealed it spent $1.2m (£963,000) on Donald Trump's Independence Day parade in Washington DC. Tanks and equipment were brought to the US capital for last week's Fourth of July ...

Did Donald Trump Want Tanks and Missiles at His …

 · So Trump wanted a Soviet style inaugural parade with tanks and missiles. DOD said no, let him have a flyover. As of tomorrow he runs DOD. — Josh Marshall …

Trump's Military Parade Postponed As Cost Soars

 · Trump plans a military parade, cancels it when the price tag comes in at several times the initial estimate, he goes on twitter to trash DC's leadership, and imply bad actions their part.

Veterans are sick of Trump using military equipment "as ...

 · Veterans have spoken out against President Donald Trump's "A Salute to America" July 4 celebration employing tanks and fighter jets as wrongfully using military equipment …

The True Cost of Trump's Military Parade - The American ...

 · P resident Trump, the Commander-in-Chief of America's armed forces, has reportedly directed the Pentagon to begin planning a military parade that would take to the streets of Washington, DC later this year. As critics of the idea have pointed out, the proposed parade is extravagantly wasteful, untethered to any precedent in American history, strikingly reminiscent of tin-pot dictatorships ...

Pentagon denies Donald Trump's request for a military ...

 · Trump pushed for a military parade as a show of might and U.S. pride his whole presidency, finally hosting one on July 4, 2019 The show included a National Mall flyover of military aircraft and a ...

Trump wants military vehicles and an F-35 flyover in ...

 · It may not be the parade he wanted, but Donald Trump may finally get the chance to show off some of the military's hardware in the nation's capital.. The Defense Department is working on a request ...

Trump Wants a Military Parade. But Not Everyone Is in …

 · President Trump's dream of a military parade in Washington D.C. is being put on hold, for now. On Twitter, Trump blamed local officials for inflating the estimated cost — $90 million by some ...

Trump Sought Military Equipment For Inauguration, …

 · Trump spoke about his vision of military parades in vague terms, suggesting it was something he might oversee in the future. But according to several sources involved in his inaugural preparations, Trump has endeavored to ensure that his first day as commander-in-chief is marked by an unusual display of heavy military equipment.

President Trump Says He Has Cancelled Military Parade ...

 · President Trump Says He Has Cancelled Military Parade Trump on Twitter accused local politicians of price-gouging, although much of the projected $92 million …

Trump says Afghanistan withdrawal opens door to China ...

 · Former President Trump speculated that China and Russia have already obtained U.S. military equipment left behind in Afghanistan and are reverse engineering it.

America's Had Military Parades Before. Here's Why …

 · To be sure, there have been moments in American history when the country placed its military on public display. But those moments stand as a reminder that Trump's proposal violates American ...

Veterans are sick of Trump using military equipment "as ...

 · Veterans have spoken out against President Donald Trump's "A Salute to America" July 4 celebration employing tanks and fighter jets as wrongfully using military equipment as "props" and as ...

Trump's Military Parade Would Have Been Foolish, …

 · Trump's Military Parade Would Have Been Foolish, Expensive, Authoritarian. Canceling It Was the Right Move. ... The parade was not about showing off military equipment, or military might, but ...

No Matter What Form It Takes Trump's Plan for Military ...

 · The "big" option will have tens of thousands of troops, lots of military equipment, a parade route through Washington on some federal holiday and all kinds of "cons."

Trump Calls For A Military Parade To Celebrate Himself ...

 · Trump Calls For A Military Parade To Celebrate Himself Being A "War President" Washington D.C.— President Donald Trump took to Twitter this morning to announce he has directed the military to plan a big parade in the capital to …

Trump's Team Said It Didn't Ask For Military Vehicles At ...

 · Trump specifically told his staff he wanted to see an F-35 and an F/A-18 Super Hornet flying overhead during his parade, a Pentagon official wrote in a Jan. 11 email. That request may have been part of Trump's bid to pit defense manufacturing giants Lockheed Martin and Boeing against one another. Weeks earlier, Trump …

Trump's July 4th parade: President claims military is ...

 · Military police walk near Abrams tanks on a flat car in a rail yard, Monday, July 1, 2019, in Washington, ahead of a Fourth of July celebration that President Donald Trump says will include ...

AP Fact Check: Trump, others wrong on US gear left with ...

 · The Taliban have seized both political power and significant U.S.-supplied firepower in their whirlwind takeover of Afghanistan, recovering guns, ammunition, helicopters, and other modern military ...

Did Donald Trump Want Tanks and Missiles at His …

 · So Trump wanted a Soviet style inaugural parade with tanks and missiles. DOD said no, let him have a flyover. As of tomorrow he runs DOD. — Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) January 19, 2017

China's Epic Military Parade Makes Trump's July 4 Bash ...

 · China held a massive military parade on Tuesday to celebrate its 70th National Day. 15,000 troops and several new weapons systems were part of the demonstration. US President Donald Trump observed ...

Why Does Trump Want A Military Parade? The Reason …

 · Trump will have to justify spending the millions it would require to transport the military and equipment to Washington, D.C., and to subsequently parade it through one of the busiest cities in ...

Donald Trump under fire for July 4 military parade ...

Donald Trump came under fire for politicising the US Independence Day celebrations, after ordering a large military parade through the nation's capital city and delivering a …

Donald Trump under fire for July 4 military parade ...

Donald Trump came under fire for politicising the US Independence Day celebrations, after ordering a large military parade through the nation's capital city and delivering a speech of his own at ...

Trump was upset that people knew he was hiding in a …

 · But Trump has finally gotten his military parade in the worst possible way. Using protests over the police murder of George Floyd and decades of racist police brutality as an excuse, ...

Trump Wants a Military Parade—So What? - The Atlantic

 · Twenty-five years later, another American president, Donald Trump, reportedly wants to have a military parade in Washington to honor the armed forces and to showcase U.S. military strength. That ...

Trump May Get Parade After All, But Don't ... - Military.com

 · Trump May Get Parade After All, But Don't Call it a Parade President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Trump wants a Soviet style parade of military equipment …

 · Trump Wants A Soviet Style Parade Of Military Equi… Trump wants a Soviet style parade of military equipment on Pennsylvania Avenue next July 4th . ska. Sep 19, 2017 at 3:33pm.

Did JFK's Inaugural Parade Include Columns of Tanks ...

 · The Trump administration's "Salute to America" Fourth of July parade in Washington, which featured tanks and other military equipment, was the subject of a good deal of controversy on ...

US election 2020: Has Trump kept his promises on the …

 · US election 2020. Image source, Getty Images. US President Donald Trump has been defending his record on military spending and his pledge to cut back US involvement in foreign wars. In 2017 he ...