On Tuesday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that he was establishing a panel of experts to “provide advice and recommendations on the implementation of the president’s direction.”
A White House official would not discuss the possibility that the defense secretary could decline to remove transgender individuals.
Three people were hurt, and the driver was arrested. The activists had attended a vigil for a transgender woman who was fatally shot by the police.
President Trump is preparing to give the Defense Department formal authority to dismiss transgender troops, a person familiar with the directive said.
By DAVID MONTGOMERY and MANNY FERNANDEZ August 16, 2017 AUSTIN, Tex. — A bill to restrict which bathroom transgender people can use in public buildings and schools died in the Texas Legislature on Tuesday evening, a rare defeat for social...