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%HESITATION liberate our country's past U. S. presidents have traditionally kept a low profile in July fourth the president Donald Trump doesn't do low profile and we're gonna have planes going overhead yes fighter jets in the world and other plans to , and we're gonna have some tanks stationed outside jump on Monday said he plans to display military hardware on Washington's national mall as part of a pumped up fourth of July celebration it will also feature a speech from the Lincoln Memorial flyovers by fighter jets and Air Force One and an extended fireworks display the song and dance is a significant departure from the non partisan broadly patriotic programs that typically draw hundreds of thousands of people to the monuments on the fourth of July Democrats in Congress have accused trump of hijacking the event to turn it into a glorified campaign rally saying he's using the military as props they also questioned how much the event will cost the cash strapped National Park Service trump has pushed for a military parade in Washington since he marveled at the bass steel day military parade in Paris in twenty seventeen to a large extent because of what I would do is we may do something like that on July fourth in Washington down , his administration postponed a parade that had been planned for veterans day in November of twenty eighteen after costs ballooned to ninety million dollars the interior department which oversees the event has not said how much it'll cost local officials have said the heavy military equipment could damage city streets , the anti war group code pink said it secured permits to fly a baby trump blimp during his speech