Feb 8, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Ex-Navy SEAL who hunted down bin Laden blasts military parade

First Lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, U.S. Army Maj. General Bradley Becker, Vice President Mike Pence and Karen Pence at the president's inaugural parade last year in Washington, DC. Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Retired Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill, who claims to have killed Osama bin Laden, lambasted President Trump’s proposal to hold a military parade, calling the idea “third world bullshit.”

The background: The Pentagon confirmed a report by The Washington Post this week that Trump had asked top military officials to look into the idea. The Post said the costs to hold such a parade would "run in the millions" after shipping "tanks and high-tech hardware to Washington."


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