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President Donald Trump welcomes the departure of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on the White Home in Washington, DC, on February 20, 2019.
President Donald Trump promised Sunday to arrange July four "one of many largest gatherings of historical past" within the nation's capital, an occasion that will characteristic fires. artifice, leisure and a presidential speech.
By posting on Twitter, the president gave little particulars in regards to the proposed present, however stated that he would name "A salute in America". Final 12 months, Trump had promised to host a navy parade in Washington, DC, however these plans had been filed amid questions on prices and logistics.
It was not clear straight away if the "Salute to America" was the identical occasion because the 12 months earlier than or it will be modeled in the identical mildew. The parade, initially scheduled for November of final 12 months, is predicted to value $ 92 million, a CNBC Protection Division official stated.
This determine contains $ 50 million from the Pentagon and $ 42 million from inter-agency companions such because the Division of Homeland Safety. A primary estimate, final month, had set the estimated value of the parade at $ 12 million.
– Amanda Macias of CNBC contributed to this text.
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