Of course he does. Of course our new fascist president wants to have American troops parading through US cities. All his favorite dictators, like Kim Jong-Un and Vlad Putin, do it.
Who could mistake the message when Trump sends a parade of tanks and rocket launchers rumbling past the Capitol Dome the day before an important vote?
Consider the spectacle of fighter squadron practicing strafing runs over Manhattan. They have to practice, don't you know, because when the shit gets real they don't want to accidentally hit Trump Tower.
Imagine the effect of columns of American troops, bayonets glimmering in the sun, parading through Hispanic neighborhoods of Los Angeles.
Parades like the one below is how Germany convinced Czechoslovakia to accept Nazi rule in 1939 Prague.