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Trump's military parade now estimated to cost $92 million $80 million more than earlier estimate
CNBC ^ | 8/16/2018 | Amanda Macias

Posted on 08/16/2018 8:54:38 AM PDT by Poison Pill

President Donald Trump's military parade is estimated to cost $92 million, according to a U.S. defense official with firsthand knowledge of the assessment.

An earlier estimate pegged the cost at $12 million.

The parade will take place in the nation's capital on Nov. 10 and will feature armored vehicles, aircraft flyovers and period uniforms.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnbc.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: amandamacias; cnbc; dnctalkingpoints; fakenews; mediawingofthednc; nevertrump; nevertrumper; nevertrumpers; parade; partisanmediashills; presstitutes; smearmachine; trump; veteransday
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1 posted on 08/16/2018 8:54:38 AM PDT by Poison Pill
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To: Poison Pill

This doesn’t make sense.


2 posted on 08/16/2018 8:57:09 AM PDT by Fido969 (In!)
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To: Poison Pill

If true, WHICH ISN’T A GIVEN, I’m becoming very frosty towards this parade.


3 posted on 08/16/2018 8:57:16 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: Poison Pill

But, we ain’t that great anyway. Thanks lsm. For nothing.


4 posted on 08/16/2018 8:57:30 AM PDT by rktman (Enlis ted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: Poison Pill

Almost as much as the Mueller investigation.


5 posted on 08/16/2018 8:59:06 AM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches, and get with what's real.)
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To: Poison Pill

We can always take some funds from the illegal alien welfare, medical expenses, legal help, education, etc, etc.
No, wait................


6 posted on 08/16/2018 8:59:40 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Fido969

Those military personnel and military equipment used in the parade are paid whether in parade or sitting in barracks.

Fake news!


7 posted on 08/16/2018 8:59:59 AM PDT by entropy12 (Trump/Pence 2020)
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To: Poison Pill
“The parade will take place in the nation's capital on Nov. 10 and will feature armored vehicles, aircraft flyovers and period uniforms.”

There is a lot a government wasteful spending.

But special uniforms for when our military women are menstruating has to be the most ridiculous.

8 posted on 08/16/2018 9:00:01 AM PDT by Blue House Sue
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Those military personnel and military equipment used in the parade are paid whether in parade or sitting in barracks.

Fake news!


9 posted on 08/16/2018 9:00:49 AM PDT by entropy12 (Trump/Pence 2020)
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A Pentagon spokesman said in an email to CNBC that the Defense Department expects to make an announcement soon, but he would not comment further.

Call me fundamentally skeptical.

Fake Pentagon spokesman?

Sends them information in an email?

10 posted on 08/16/2018 9:01:54 AM PDT by Slyfox (Not my circus, not my monkeys)
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To: Poison Pill

How much did Obama’s trip to Africa cost?

How much did each trip to Hawaii cost?


11 posted on 08/16/2018 9:01:59 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Mexico's elite/white conquistadors have manipulated & interfered in our elections, since Ike!)
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Naw, we can do without it. Why id it do expensive? Are they marching down to build the wall?


12 posted on 08/16/2018 9:02:04 AM PDT by madison10 (Pray for President Trump, his family and Devin Nunes)
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Eight times the initial estimate? Either someone screwed up badly on the first estimate or they’re padding the cost in the hopes it will get cancelled.


13 posted on 08/16/2018 9:02:36 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Poison Pill

May not make sense, but when did the LSM every tell the truth about President Trump?

DUMBO sent our enemies over $400 Billion, the Pressitutes seem to forget.


14 posted on 08/16/2018 9:03:02 AM PDT by GailA (Ret. SCPO Wife: suck it up buttercups it's President Donald Trump!)
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To: Poison Pill

That’s how much Michael Obama used to spend for s lunch excursion in Paris.


15 posted on 08/16/2018 9:03:31 AM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Poison Pill

On one hand, a debtor nation shouldn’t be spending money on unnecessary things.
But on the other hand, this parade will certainly annoy the liberals.

So I guess I’m neutral here.


16 posted on 08/16/2018 9:04:44 AM PDT by Leaning Right (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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To: entropy12
Those military personnel and military equipment used in the parade are paid whether in parade or sitting in barracks.

But there are costs involved in getting them from their assigned duty station to D.C. and then feeding and housing them for the duration of the set up, the practices, etc. plus the parade. Surprised they didn't think of that to begin with.

17 posted on 08/16/2018 9:04:53 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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Shades of party leaders reviewing the parade from a platform in Red Square or Pyongyang.

Tell me this won’t really happen.


18 posted on 08/16/2018 9:05:03 AM PDT by lurk
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To: Poison Pill

I just find it so hilarious how fiscally conservative Dimms and their media lackeys get when a Republican is in the White House. Not a single word from them about how wasteful and financially criminal Obozo was for eight miserable years.


19 posted on 08/16/2018 9:05:08 AM PDT by NohSpinZone (First thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers)
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I am against the idea of a military parade.

It will feed the “megalomaniac” theme of the Left towards Trump, and will be convincing to too many in that regard, because other than in celebration of a hard won peace such a parade is out of character with U.S. traditions. To me it is the kind of thing we learned to expect from folks like the Soviets, the Chinese or North Korea, and we always looked and said that was not like us. Trump should not open himself up to that noticeable comparison, for whatever reason he thinks it is a legitimate idea - it isn’t.

I will ask Congress to try to cut the funds for it, or restrict the use of funds from going to it. That is how bad of an idea I think it is.


20 posted on 08/16/2018 9:06:31 AM PDT by Wuli
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