Try as he might, Trump's tweets can't change military policy on trans troops | Matt Thorn

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There are 15,500 transgender men and women serving throughout the world. They will not go away simply because Trump tells them ‘You’re fired!’

It’s hard to find a historical precedent for Donald Trump’s tweet storm about removing transgender men and women from the US Armed Forces. In large part, this is because none of his predecessors has shared his obsession with Twitter.

Mostly, though, it’s because presidents don’t kick a class of people out of our all-volunteer military.

Related: Defense chiefs resist Donald Trump’s ban on transgender troops

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