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Plans underway for Trump's big military parade

U.S President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron attend the traditional Bastille day military parade.
President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron attend the traditional Bastille day military parade. Photo: Chesnot / Getty Images

Pentagon and White House officials have started coordinating a parade to showcase America's military strength, per the Washington Post, after Trump said he wanted "a parade like the one in France." The Pentagon confirmed the report.

Why it matters: Per the Post, costs associated with such a parade "could run in the millions" after shipping "tanks and high-tech hardware to Washington." Trump said he was inspired by Paris' Bastille Day Parade last year, and told French President Emmanuel Macron that the U.S. is "going to have to try to top it."