No transgender people allowed to serve in military, President Trump tweets

Posted: 9:20 AM, Jul 26, 2017
Updated: 2017-07-26 13:30:06Z

Wednesday morning, President Trump tweeted that transgender people will not be allowed to serve in military "in any capacity."

"After consultation with my generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military," Trump tweeted. "Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous cost and disruption that transgender in the military would entail. Thank you."

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