Trump asks Pentagon to prepare for military parade

US President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to prepare for a military parade.

Pentagon spokesman Charlie Summers on Tuesday said the planning process is in its “infancy”.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump asked the Department of Defense to explore a celebration at which all Americans can show their appreciation for “America’s great servicemembers who risk their lives every day to keep our country safe”.

Trump was French President Emmanuel Macron’s guest on Bastille Day last year, and later called the French military parade he witnessed “one of the greatest parades” he had ever seen.

He said last September in a conversation with Macron that when he came back from France he wanted a military parade on the Fourth of July in Washington.



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