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President Trump tweeted on Wednesday that transgender people cannot "serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military," repeating a claim from conservative Republicans that transgender service members disrupt the ranks and add medical costs that undermine troop readiness.
by Abby Phillip, Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Dan Lamothe | The Washington Post
President Trump said he will ban transgender people from serving in the military in any capacity, a reversal of the Obama administration decision that would have allowed them to serve, he announced on social media on Wednesday.
President Trump, in his first public remarks since returning from a nine-day overseas trip, paid tribute to fallen American troops in a traditional Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, saying they “died in war so we could live in peace.”
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