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This July 4th Had Everything: Tanks, Trumpand Scandal

After two years of trying, President Donald Trump finally got the military pageantry he has so desperately wanted. The annual Fourth of July celebration in Washington, DCa parade, concert, and fireworksfeatured tanks, fighter planes and Trump himself. It was called A Salute to America, but it looked more like a salute to Trump, who made a rare address for a president on Independence Day from the Lincoln Memorial. Arain-soaked crowd around the Lincoln Memorial chanted USA USA! and Air Force One flew low over Washington as Trump strode up to…

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Sports teams won’t stay at Trump’s hotels, which is hitting his wallet hard

The Chicago Cubs visited Trump at the White House, but other teams refuse to stay at his hotels.Image: Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Trump has been riling up pro athletes with disinvitations to the White House and attacks on police brutality protests. Now some teams are hitting back where it hurts: his wallet. Pro sports teams from the NBA, MLB, and NHL have stopped staying at Trump-owned hotels. The Washington Post reached out to all teams in those three leagues and the NFL (that’s 123 teams altogether) and found at least…

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