An official from Us revealed that a military parade requested by US President Donald Trump could cost more than $90 million, citing provisional planning figures. The official continue on condition of anonymity that an estimate of about $92 million had not yet been approved by Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and still be changed. hence , the parade is expected in November.
As per report, this year the white house budget chief said the parade would cost U.S. taxpayers between $10 million and $ 30 million. On the other side, Trump asked Pentagon to explore a parade in celebration of American troops, after the Republican President marveled at the Bastille Day military parade he attended in Paris.
It’s not clear yet that why recent cost estimate was so higher than the earlier.
The memo said”Include wheeled vehicles only, no tanks – consideration must be given to minimize damage to local infrastructure,”. From March Pentagon memo has said that the parade route would have a “heavy air component at the end of the parade”.
Later, it added starting from the American Revolutionary War the vent would focus on the contributions of the U.S. military throughout history. It has been seen that Military parades in the United states are generally rare. Such parades in other countries are usually staged to celebrate victories in bottle or showcase military might.
While the Pentagon struggles to cover the expense of support and personal, Critics has ridicules the idea of a costly display of troops and weapons.
However, The District of Columbia Council had ridiculed the idea of a parade on Pennsylvania Avenue, the 1.2-mile (1.9-km) stretch between the Capitol and the White House that is also the site of the Trump International Hotel.