The decision of President Donald trump to turn the annual celebration of U.S. independence Day in a full-scale military parade has drawn criticism from groups for the protection of the National Park may save money from exorbitant costs.
«It is irresponsible to ask the Management of national parks to cover the costs of political activity in the parks when so many unmet needs, said Phil Francis, Chairman of the Coalition for the protection of national parks in America, according to The Washington Post. — Funds should be directed to the most important needs of the Agency, such as parks operation and maintenance, and should not be used to support political goals.»
Although the cost of the event dedicated to the Independence Day, not yet known, the fact remains that at the moment, the debt Management of national parks is about 11 billion.
Marines March during a parade in 2011 in new York city. Source: flickr
According to the Post, trump participated in the planning of the celebration of July 4 in Washington this year.
In addition to criticism for excessive waste, the President has met with opposition due to the fact that they tried to focus on myself because I decided to speak at the celebration. For the first time in the history of the country acting trump is going to give a speech at the event in honor of the 4th of July.
The last American leader who was directly involved in the ceremony of independence Day celebrations, was Harry Truman in 1951.
On Tuesday, July 2, trump tweeted about the upcoming celebrations, saying:
Mother of 2-year daughter to play with her phone, and she bought a sofa for $430Вот what happens when children play adult phones unattended. Two year old daughter women, obviously, decided to buy new clothes for the living room of the house, ordering the sofa, while playing with the phone to his mother. Mom is from San Diego …July 1, 2019, 16:45
«The Pentagon and our great military leaders excited about what will show the American people, among other things, the strongest and most advanced armed forces in the world.»
During the parade near the Lincoln Memorial, where trump will be scheduled with a large fireworks display.
HOLD THE DATE! We will be having one of the biggest gatherings in the history of Washington, D.C., on July 4th. It will be called “A Salute To America” and will be held at the Lincoln Memorial. Major fireworks display, entertainment and an address by your favorite President is me!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 24, 2019
Democrats expressed concern that the President will make a national event into a political rally.
«Forcing taxpayers to pay for a political rally, it’s irresponsible and inappropriate use of funds. I urge the President to reconsider his proposed event,» said last month the majority leader in the House of representatives Steni Hoyer.
In America parades involving military equipment was last held in the 90-ies.