The Democratic National Committee (DNC) ripped President Trump on Wednesday for reinstating a ban on transgender troops in the U.S. military.
The DNC in a statement issued after Trump's announcement accused the president of "shoving real American patriots back in the closet."
"Right this moment, around the world, brave transgender service members are protecting the American people - including Donald Trump and [Vice President] Mike Pence," the DNC wrote. "While the White House claims to be celebrating ‘American Heroes’ week, the president and vice president are shoving real American patriots back in the closet and putting our nation’s security at risk."
The statement was released by three DNC members, including National Finance Chairman Henry Muñoz, LGBT Caucus Chairman Earl Fowlkes,...| read more ››