Topic of the Day: Cinco De Mayo

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"Many people mistakenly believe that Cinco de Mayo is Mexican Independence Day, but it is not".

A group of senior citizens are getting a head start on Cinco de Mayo Thursday in Montgomery County.

"Economically, culturally, in our churches, our towns and cities across this country, the truth is that Mexican-Americans and Hispanic-Americans as a whole make a difference in America every single day", Pence said.

Tijuana Flats: You can enjoy $2 Mexican draft beers on May 5, as well as $2 tacos, chips and salsa, and churros throughout Cinco De Mayo weekend.

Cinco de Mayo honors the anniversary of the May 5, 1862 Battle of Puebla.

Outnumbered Mexicans were able to persevere and fight off invading French forces.

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While it's a relatively minor holiday in Mexico, people in the United States use it to celebrate Mexican culture and heritage. "It's the battle of Puebla where Mexico actually beat the French so they were able to retain the majority of their current territory".

Moe's Southwest Grill: Moe's will give away a free T-shirt to the first 50 customers on Cinco de Mayo. Is it celebrated in Mexico at all or is it just a US holiday?

Trump himself has not released a statement about Cinco de Mayo this year, but he has done so in the past.

Some of the largest celebrations in the US are held in Los Angeles and in towns throughout the west.

Americans like their tequila: According to the Daily Meal, the United States consumes twice as much Tequila as Mexico, where the spirit originated.

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