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Congressman Ro Khanna

Representing the 17th District of California

STATEMENT: Rep. Ro Khanna on Trump Banning Transgender Americans from Military Service

July 26, 2017
Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump announced that transgender Americans will no longer be able to serve in the U.S. military:

“Our military has always led the way in helping America treat all its citizens with respect and equality. It is sad that President Trump is undermining that tradition by discriminating against transgender individuals. There is no room for such discriminatory policies for those serving in the military and protecting our country.”

Rep. Khanna is a member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Equality Caucus.

About the Office

Congressman Khanna represents the 17th District of California, which covers communities in Silicon Valley. Visit his website at khanna.house.gov. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter @RepRoKhanna.

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