Trump’s ban on transgender troops divides veterans in Congress

People gather at the Equality March for Unity and Pride in Washington, D.C., on June 11, 2017. Photo by Dayana Morales Gomez WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress, with one camp standing squarely behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his order as an ugly attack on dedicated troops. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., a former Army helicopter pilot who lost her legs and...

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