Congressional Transgender Equality Task Force Demands Meeting With Trump Civil Rights Officials – Metro Weekly
Congressional Transgender Equality Task Force demands meeting with Trump civil rights officials – Metro Weekly
Rep. Joe Kennedy
The Transgender Equality Task Force, an arm of the Congressional LGBT Caucus, has demanded a meeting with eight Trump cabinet secretaries who oversee agencies tasked with enforcing various aspects of the nation’s civil rights laws.
In a letter addressed to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, HHS Secretary Alex Azar, HUD Secretary Ben Carson, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielson, the Task Force asked for a meeting to discuss its members’ concerns about actions taken by the Trump administration that …