WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: President Donald Trump on greats supporters on July 04, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump is holding a "Salute to America" celebration on the National Mall on Independence Day this year with musical performances, a military flyover, and fireworks. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Many Americans were concerned when news broke that President Donald Trump's Independence Day "Salute to America" diverted $2.5 million intended for National Parks upkeep into the soiree instead.

Now, Washington D.C.'s Democratic mayor, Muriel Bowser, is requesting reimbursement to the district after the celebration reportedly bankrupted the Emergency Planning and Security Fund (EPSF), designed to protect the nation's capital from terrorism and to provide necessary security during gatherings and festivals in the area.

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Pete Souza // FOX 10 Phoenix

President Donald Trump's long-sought Fourth of July celebration—featuring military tanks, flyovers, and perks for Trump campaign donors—finally came to fruition with his July 4th "Salute to America" event.

Former White House photographer for President Barack Obama, Pete Souza, is no stranger to trolling Trump, which he routinely does simply by posting photos of President Obama on Instagram to draw the stark contrast between Obama and the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

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