Bill Press

Bill Press: Trump to American heroes: You're fired!

Bill Press: Trump to American heroes: You're fired!

July 26 is a significant day in American military history.

Sixty-nine years ago, on July 26, 1948, President Harry Truman signed an executive order abolishing racial segregation in the Armed Forces allowing African-Americans to serve in all branches of the military.

Fast-forward. July 26, 2017 will go down in military history for a different reason. On that day, President Donald Trump brought discrimination back to the Armed Forces by banning all transgender troops from military service.

In an early morning series of tweets that blindsided members of Congress, White House staffers, and the secretary of defense, Mr. Trump declared that, effective immediately,...

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