Chelsea Manning, others react to Trump ban of transgender individuals from the military


Update: 10:25 A.M. Eastern time: This story has been updated to include a tweet made by Chelsea Manning.

The tweets speak for themselves, right?

President Donald Trump announced via Twitter Wednesday that the United States government will not allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the United States military. 

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According to Trump, the military “cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail.”

After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow……

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017 Read more…

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