Evangelical Leaders Discussed Transgender Navy Ban With Trump

Brody also tweeted that Trump’s evangelical advisors had sent the president a letter this week asking him to reverse the policy on transgender people serving in the military.
But evangelical Christian leaders who informally advise the president discussed reversing the year-old policy at the White House two weeks ago, according to a tweet by David Brody of CBN (Christian Broadcasting Network) News.
(RNS) President Donald Trump’s announcement on Twitter that he was banning transgender people from serving in the military seemed spontaneous and reportedly caught some administration officials and congressional leaders by surprise.
The announcement of the ban on Wednesday drew both cheers and condemnation from leaders of all faiths.
Photos shared widely on Twitter showed them laying hands on the president in prayer afterward in the Oval Office.

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