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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Transgender Army veteran Tanya Walker speaks to protesters in Times Square near a military recruitment center as they show their anger at President Donald Trump's tweet that he would ban transgender individuals from serving in the military.
Transgender Army veteran Tanya Walker speaks to protesters in Times Square near a military recruitment center as they show their anger at President Donald Trump's tweet that he would ban transgender individuals from serving in the military.

After purportedly consulting with generals and military experts, the president issued a ban on transgender troops. Then, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said his generals won’t act on the president’s tweets.

After voting to debate repeal and replace, Senate Republicans are now eyeing a slimmed down scaling back of the Affordable Care Act.

And after a week on the job, new White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci has jumped in to attack leakers and the Russia investigation.

After all this, join us for a recap of the week’s top stories.

GUESTS

Josh Kraushaar, Political editor, National Journal

Eliana Johnson, National political reporter for Politico

Sam Baker, Deputy health care editor, Axios

Diana Tourjee, Staff writer, Broadly, VICE Media’s women and culture site

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