White House: Trump Not Reneging on LGBTQ Support With Transgender Ban

Sarah Huckabee Sanders was interviewed Sunday morning by ABC News George Stephanopoulos who got her to say that the White House now supported a Russian sanctions bill it previously fought back against

She said it's a new routine that will happen "every once in a while".

Asked if the President and the boy could be friends, Ms Huckabee Sanders said: "I'm happy to say I directly spoke to the President, Dylan, he would be more than happy to be your friend". "And I think that using the expense of medical treatment as an excuse is awful".

"The president has expressed concerns since this Obama policy came into effect, but he's also voiced that this is a very expensive and disruptive policy", she said.

Associated Press reported Matt Thorn of OutServe-SLDN who represent the LGBTQ population in the military said there had never been any issues before.

"No one who is patriotic, courageous and selfless enough to serve in the armed forces should be denied that opportunity because of who they are", Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday would not say whether President Donald Trump has confidence in White House chief of staff Reince Priebus. "The president's claim that the service of transgender people impacts military readiness is not backed up by facts, nor is it publicly supported by our military leadership".

He wrote: "You are my favourite President".

Pressed further on whether transgender troops now in service, such as those serving in Afghanistan, will be sent home, Sanders repeated her non-answer.

In the tradition of the Clintonometer and the Trump Apocalypse Watch, the Impeach-O-Meter is a wildly subjective and speculative daily estimate of the likelihood that Donald Trump leaves office before his term ends, whether by being impeached (and convicted) or by resigning under threat of same. "Guys, I really don't have anything else to add on that topic, as I do, I'll keep you posted, but if those are the only questions we have, I'm going to call it a day". A RAND study puts it at about 2,500, and the cost of providing medical care for their gender transitions about cost about $2.4 million to $8 million a year, a tiny fraction of the $600 billion defense budget. "That is a waste of money".

CNN, Fox News and MSNBC all broadcast the briefing live.

"But now they are not good enough to be who they are", Borden said. "But I also hope to send my daughter a message and to every other kid in America: Don't listen to the critics; dream big, and fulfill your potential, because in this country, you still can".

Amusing that a kid who can't spell for shit knows what a hyphen is or where to use it. "I would imagine the Department of Defense will be the lead on that". The amendment was defeated. "Thousands of transgender Americans are already in the military".

"And definitely not the small government that Republicans profess to believe in", she said.

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