President Trump Announces Ban On Transgender People In The Military03:49
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President Trump holds a joint news conference with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in the Rose Garden at the White House on July 25, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Trump holds a joint news conference with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in the Rose Garden at the White House on July 25, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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President Trump tweeted Wednesday that the U.S. government will ban transgender people from serving in the military. He cited "tremendous medical costs and disruption" as the reasoning.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson gets the latest from NPR's Tom Bowman (@TBowmanNPR).

This segment aired on July 26, 2017.

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