President Donald Trump's desire to ban transgender from serving in the USA military has run into problems. Senior bosses at the Pentagon have said that there will be "no modifications" to its of allowing transgender people to serve until it receives more notification from the White House. Joint Chiefs Chairman Joseph Dunford said in a : "In the meantime, we will continue to treat all of our with respect." He added: "There will be no to the current policy until the President's direction has been received by the Secretary of Defense and the has issued implementation ."
President Trump made his in a surprise on Wednesday. It said: "The United States Government will not accept or allow transgender to serve in any in the U.S. Military. Our military must be focused on and overwhelming and cannot be burdened with the medical and disruption that transgender in the military would entail." The decision reversed a policy that was approved by the Defense Department under President Barack Obama. Republican John McCain disagreed with Mr Trump. He said: "Any American who meets medical and readiness should be allowed to continue serving."