MD Sen. Ben Cardin wants to rain on President Trump’s parade

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Maryland Senator Ben Cardin is attempting to rain on President Donald Trump’s parade. The senator introduced a bill yesterday that would bar federal funds from being used for a military parade, saying every dollar is needed to maintain military readiness, and such a parade would divert millions away from training and supporting the troops.

Cardin also saying America does not need to showcase military might like Russia, North Korea or China. The last large-scale military parade was in 1991 at the end of the Gulf War; it cost $12 million and featured 80 pieces of military hardware.