Trump Says Tanks Will be Part of July Fourth in Washington

The administration says that the "Salute to America" event will honor the U.S. military.

  • Published
Image via AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says military tanks will be part of Washington’s Fourth of July celebration later this week. Asked Monday about his plans, Trump said tanks will be stationed outside but provided no other details. Trump had wanted a parade of military tanks and other equipment in Washington after witnessing a similar parade in Paris in 2017. But that plan eventually was scuttled, partly because of cost. This year, the president is…

Read at AP News