Pelosi: Trump ‘Cowardly’ for Asking SCOTUS to Hear Cases on Transgender Troops

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Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi Called The Trump Administration’s Latest Brief Asking The Supreme Court To Hear Cases On The Administration’s Transgender Military Policy “cowardly” And “disgusting.”

Pelosi, a San Francisco Democrat, said Saturday that the administration’s decision to fast-track those cases to the Supreme Court is nothing more than a “cowardly, disgusting ban” on transgender individuals serving in the military.

“This latest memorandum is the same cowardly, disgusting ban the President announced last summer. No one with the strength and bravery to serve in the U.S. military should be turned away because of who they are,” she said in a statement.

“The President’s hateful ban is purpose-built to humiliate our brave transgender members of the military who serve with honor and dignity,” she added. “It will harm our nation’s readiness and hollow out our strength, for we only strengthen our military by honoring our values of freedom and equality.” – READ  MORE

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