Donald Trump donated hefty sums of money to the veterans group that organizes the annual Veterans Day parade in New York City, reportedly in hopes of one day being named grand marshal but meeting only disappointment year after year.
It turns out all he had to do was become president, according to The Daily Beast.
The New York Post reported that the president and first lady will kick off the 100th Veterans Day parade this year and “lay a wreath at the Eternal Light Memorial at Madison Square Park.”
“The president has been great supporter of our veterans and indeed this parade here in New York City for more than 25 years,” said 2019 Veteran’s Day Parade co-producer Bill White. “What he is doing now as president with regard to veterans choice, funding our military, and holding them and their families in the highest regard is truly extraordinary. He is loved by our veterans for sure.”
It remains to be seen whether Trump will be met with boos at Monday’s events, as he was during recent appearances at the World Series and a UFC fight.