Dems Slam President Donald Trump’s Military Transgender Ban; GOP Caught By Surprise
Dems slam President Donald Trump’s military transgender ban; GOP caught by surprise
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AP photo Protestors gather Wednesday in Times Square in New York. President Donald Trump declared a ban on transgender troops serving anywhere in the U.S. military, catching the Pentagon flat-footed and unable to explain what it called Trump’s “guidance.”
WASHINGTON – Congressional Democrats slammed President Donald Trump’s decision, announced in a series of tweets Wednesday morning, to bar transgender Americans from serving in the military, while Trump’s allies on Capitol Hill remained largely perplexed or silent.
“Trump makes our military weaker by arbitrarily kicking out high-performing soldiers based solely on gender identity,” tweeted Rep. …