Defense Secretary Mattis Mum On Any Plans For Big Military Parade
Defense Secretary Mattis mum on any plans for big military parade
By Associated Press |
Posted: Wed 3:00 PM, Feb 07, 2018 |
Updated: Wed 4:11 PM, Feb 07, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — 1:44 p.m.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says President Donald Trump’s desire for a massive military parade reflects his respect and fondness for the U.S. military.
Mattis is briefing reporters at the White House. He says “we all know” Trump’s “affection for the military.”
Mattis says the Pentagon has been putting together options for a parade. He’s not giving details about those options. But he says they’ll be sent to the White House for a decision.
Washington government officials are reacting with surprise and sarcasm …