2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisSan Francisco police chief apologizes for raid on journalist's home Gillibrand seizes on abortion debate to jump-start campaign Senate Democrats to House: Tamp down the impeachment talk MORE (D-Calif.) on Sunday hit President TrumpDonald John TrumpA better VA, with mental health services, is essential for America's veterans Pelosi, Nadler tangle on impeachment, contempt vote Trump arrives in Japan to kick off 4-day state visit MORE for his tweet on proposed July Fourth plans at the National Mall this year.

"I think the President needs to realize it’s America’s birthday, not his birthday,” she said Sunday while at a campaign event in Iowa.

 

Trump on Sunday urged Americans to "hold the date" on Independence Day — which is already a federal holiday — for "one of the biggest gatherings in the history of Washington, D.C."

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"It will be called 'A Salute To America' and will be held at the Lincoln Memorial," Trump tweeted. "Major fireworks display, entertainment and an address by your favorite President, me!"

The nation's capital already has a range of annual festivities on the Fourth of July, including a fireworks show at the National Mall, a free concert and a parade down Constitution Avenue.

Trump first floated the idea for a Fourth of July celebration earlier this month when he brought it up during a Cabinet meeting. It is unclear how Trump's proposed idea would coexist with the existing D.C. Fourth of July celebrations.

Harris joined a number of Democratic lawmakers who poked fun at Trump's proposal on Sunday, noting that the nation's capital already holds a number of Independence Day events.

"If this goes well, I think we should follow it with a big party in Times Square the night before New Year’s Day," Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellHouse Intelligence enjoys breakthrough with Justice Department Hillicon Valley: Assange hit with 17 more charges | Facebook removes record 2.2B fake profiles | Senate passes anti-robocall bill | Senators offer bill to help companies remove Huawei equipment On The Money: Senate passes disaster aid bill after deal with Trump | Trump to offer B aid package for farmers | House votes to boost retirement savings | Study says new tariffs to double costs for consumers MORE (D-Calif.), who is said to be mulling a 2020 presidential bid, tweeted