TENSION!!! Donald Trump Bans Transgender People From US Military

President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on Wednesday, announced a ban on transgender individuals serving in the US military.

The President made this known in a series of tweets on Wednesday, adding that the decision is coming after due consultation with the country’s Military Generals and experts.

According to him, “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 US Military”.

Former Defence Secretary, Ash Carter had a year ago, announced a lift on the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving openly.

Trump’s latest announcement said the military, “cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail.

“Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming.”

Recalls that Trump campaigned heavily for LGBT support, during the campaign, he promised to fight for LGBT.

He said, ”Thank you to the LGBT community! I will fight for you while Hillary brings in more people that will threaten your freedoms and beliefs.”

Last modified on 26/07/2017

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