White House Doubles Down On Transgender Military Ban

"The military is not a microcosm of civilian society," said national security aide Sebastian Gorka on BBC Radio 4. "They are not there to reflect America. They are there to kill people and blow stuff up. They are not there to be socially engineered."

Ivanka Trump in the Hot Seat With LGBT Community

In June, the president's oldest daughter said she was proud to support her LGBT friends and fellow Americans, yet she remained silent when her father banned transgender folk from enlisting in the military.