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On Tuesday, July 30, 2019, the clergy of the Washington National Cathedral had had enough. And they asked when others in the United States would too.

The National Cathedral issued a rare public statement titled "Have We No Decency? A Response to President Trump."

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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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