McCain joins effort to challenge Trump’s transgender troops ban

THE WASHINGTON POST – KAROUN  DENMIRJIAN

The top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee has joined an effort to challenge President Trump’s announced ban on transgender troops, a sign that open resistance to the order is growing.

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a military hawk and one of the GOP’s most outspoken critics of Trump, said in a statement Friday that he was backing the measure because “we should welcome all those who are willing and able to serve our country.”

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