Donald Trump's desire to transgender people from serving in the USA has run into . Military bosses at the Pentagon have said that will be "no modifications" to its policy of allowing transgender people to serve until it receives formal notification from the White House. The Pentagon said: "In the , we will continue to treat all of our with respect." It added: "There will be no to the current until… has been received by the Secretary of Defense and the has issued implementation guidance."
President Trump tweeted on Wednesday : "The United States Government will accept or allow transgender to serve in any in the U.S. Military. Our military must be focused on and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail." This reversed a that President Barack Obama . Republican John McCain said: "Any American who meets medical and readiness standards should be allowed to continue ."