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The American Legion said in a statement Thursday that money that will be spent on an upcoming military parade “would be better spent fully funding the Department of Veteran Affairs and giving our troops and their families the best care possible.”

The statement came following a CNBC report by Amanda Macias, citing a defense official with firsthand knowledge, which estimated the parade would cost $92 million — $80 million more than initially estimated.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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