Friday, August 11, 2017

Trump: I'm Doing The Military A 'Great Favor" Kicking Trans Troops Out

For the first time in months, Donald Trump took questions from the reporters at his Bedminster, NJ golf club yesterday where he’s in the middle of a 17 day vacation.

Asked about his proposed ban on transgender military service, Trump said:

“I have great respect for the community. I think I’ve had great support, or I’ve had great support from that community. I got a lot of votes. But the transgender, the military’s working on it now. It’s been a very difficult situation and I think I’m doing a lot of people a favor by coming out and just saying it. As you know, it’s been a very complicated issue for the military, it’s been a very confusing issue for the military, and I think I’m doing the military a great favor.”

The Navy Secretary disagrees with the president, though:

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