Here's what they've been like in the past — United States military parades

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French minister Nicolas Hulot denies harassment allegations

Trump's interest in a military parade was ridiculed by his political opponents. The new budget proposal pushed by Republicans (!) calls for a spending hike of $300 billion and a single-year increase in the national debt of $1 trillion.

While few details are available at this time from the Pentagon, knowing Trump and his love of showmanship, there's a good chance this parade will be an event that turns heads worldwide.

President Trump watches French troops march in a parade in Paris for Bastille Day on July 14, 2017. "We'll have to get over it", he said to Macron.

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And then there are the missiles. Trump, competitive by nature, doesn't want to be less. The biggest, bestest, most attractive missiles. "I don't know. We're going to have to try and top it". Although he did not serve military service in his youth and eluded Vietnam war alleging a bone problem, Trump worships gimped. This is something that you see in North Korea, China, former Soviet Union and today in Russian Federation. And if you wanna impress somebody, just do that, and they will be completely impressed. Our pilots are blowing the burqas off the Taliban seven days a week. That display, which drew roughly 200,000 attendees, featured various military units marching, Navy and Marine bands performing, and jets and helicopters flying over the crowd. Trump has been talking about one since before his inauguration, and was re-inspired this summer after seeing one on Bastille Day in France. That this is just, to quote one of my podcast listeners, "Galactic-Level Trolling". It's a time to show the gringos to the north the troops that would defend the homeland if they dared attack and to remind those within the country who oppose the regime that there is little they can do against such a military machine. "And it will be thoroughly Trump". "Many fear that the USA will look like the dictators that they scoff at around the world". But Durbin hates Trump; he'd oppose ice cream if the president were for it. "Lots of military might", he told the French president. But he is specifically the civilian head.

"Rob has been an effective in his role ... and the president and chief of staff have had full confidence and trust in his abilities and his performance", Sanders said.

"I swore an oath - in the military and in the Senate - to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, not to mindlessly cater to the whims of Cadet Bone Spurs and clap when he demands I clap".

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"I think we're all aware in this country of the President's affection and respect for the military", Defense Secretary James Mattis said during the White House press briefing Wednesday.

Michael Graham is a regular contributor to the Boston Herald.

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