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Donald Trump Bans Transgender People From the Military

Donald Trump Announces Ban on All Transgender Military Service Members

In a series of three tweets, US president Donald Trump has officially banned people who identify as transgender from serving in the US military — in any capacity. "Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory," he wrote, "and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail." You can read his tweets below — just when you thought things couldn't get much worse . . .

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