Trump Says He Plans New Annual 'Salute To America' Parade Tradition

Trump Says He Plans New Annual 'Salute to America' Parade Tradition

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he wants to create a new annual 'Salute to America' parade on July 4, the country's Independence Day

WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 12th February, 2019) US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he wants to create a new annual 'Salute to America' parade on July 4, the country's Independence Day.

"We're thinking about doing on the Fourth of July or thereabouts a parade, a 'Salute to America' parade," Trump said, according to a White House pool report. "It'll be a, really a gathering ...

Perhaps at the Lincoln Memorial, we're looking at sites."

Trump said he wanted to create a new, lasting tradition centered around July 4 and the holiday weekend associated with it, the pool report said.

"We're thinking about doing something which would become perhaps become a tradition, Salute to America, on July 4th or July 4th weekend somewhere around that area," he said.

Trump was commenting on discussions at a Cabinet meeting he chaired on the subject earlier on Tuesday.

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