Two Democratic lawmakers are introducing legislation in the House and Senate that would block federal funds from being used to pay for President Trump‘s reported plan to hold a military parade.
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) introduced bills in their respective chambers that would bar the Trump administration from using taxpayer money to fund such a parade, which could come with a multimillion dollar price tag.
In a letter to Senate colleagues, Cardin called on lawmakers to throw their support behind his measure.
“We have the best armed forces in the world. We don’t need to flex our muscles to showcase our military hardware,” Cardin wrote. “Our brave military men and women flex their might around the world every day on…