Caitlyn Jenner Slams President Trump Over His Trans Military Ban

Caitlyn Jenner Slams President Trump Over His Trans Military Ban

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Caitlyn Jenner isn't typically one to question Trump's political agenda.

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But when the President tweeted Wednesday morning about banning transgender individuals from military service, Jenner felt betrayed.

As arguably the most famous transgender person in the world, Jenner has often faced criticism from the LGBT community for being such a diehard Trump supporter.

It's no secret that Jenner campaigned for Trump, and has even worked with the administration on LGBT rights, saying during an April appearance on 20/20: "Yes, I did vote for Trump but here's the deal breaker with the Republican party … you mess with my community, you do the wrong thing with our community, you don't give us equality and a fair shot, I'm coming after you."

And that's what she did on Wednesday, firing off a tweet reminding Trump of his promise to fight for the LGBT community:

Jenner later released a statement on her website that read:

President Donald Trump tweeted this morning that transgender service members will no longer be allowed to serve 'in any capacity' in the U.S. military. Studies estimate there are as many as 15,000 transgender people already serving this country – and for those brave people fighting for our nation, Trump's early morning tweets must be devastating.
I believe every American should be outraged by the disrespect shown to those people wearing our country's uniform. Furthermore, this half-baked idea puts all of our service members in harm's way. Does President Trump intend to just pull 15,000 people out of every critical position to which they are currently assigned? That would disrupt core military missions around the world and needlessly endanger our troops.
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