The Pentagon is moving ahead with planning for a military parade for ordered by Donald Trump…
They have no budget for the even and it seems no one is excited about the request except Trump…
Four months after President Donald Trump directed the Defense Department to organize a military parade, planning is just beginning but no budget has been assigned yet.
Pentagon officials told NBC News that they will be able to pull off the extravaganza, but the lack of momentum is notable — and possibly indicative of low enthusiasm for the event outside the Oval Office.
“There is only one person who wants this parade,” a senior U.S. official said, referring to Trump.
Even some White House officials are uninterested in planning the parade and are dragging their feet, according to a senior administration official.
Trump got the idea for the parade while viewing France’s Bastille Day Parade last summer. Naturally, he wanted it to be really big-league.
“We’re going to have to try to top it,” he later told French President Emmanuel Macron….