Caitlyn Jenner, who is a supporter of Donald Trump, was called out and she criticized after the POTUS announced the prohibition of transgender individuals from the U.S. military on Wednesday. In a series of tweets, the president angered the internet when he reversed the Pentagon policy that would allow Transgender People to freely serve in armed forces. He explained that the decision was made after he consulted the Generals and military experts regarding the issue.

Trump bans transgender people from armed forces

Sarah Huckabee Sanders failed to provide a concrete answer when asked what's in store for transgender individuals who are currently serving in the U.S.

military. She, however, guaranteed that the White House and Defense Department will work hand-in-hand to implement the policy.

The incoming White House press secretary defended Trump and explained his reason for disallowing transgender recruits in armed forces. Sanders revealed that the national security team has figured out that having transgender people in the service "erodes military readiness and unit cohesion."

Celebrities react to Trump's announcement

Trump's statements on social media drew a backlash from his critics and LGBTQ activists who were angered by his reasons for the prohibition. Several celebrities have also expressed their disapproval of the president's announcement. Lady Gaga was quick to fire back at the POTUS and presented his facts to prove the disadvantages of his decision.

Katy Perry also voiced out her opinion on the issue and asked for the protection of transgender troops, while Candis Cayne called out to stop the hate against the members of LGBTQ community.

In a statement to Hollywood Reporter, Laverne Cox would like the transgender people to remember that "they matter" regardless of what the president has decided.

Jenner also wrote a lengthy response to the reversal of the Pentagon policy in the wake of criticisms for being a Trump supporter. The TV personality cited multiple studies to convince the POTUS to take back his decision.

The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star even said that the president's announcement is "devastating" and thought that it is reasonable for the American people to be outraged by the decision.

"Transgender people have served this country honorably for decades," she wrote. "Does President Trump intend to just pull 15,000 people out of every critical position to which they are currently assigned?"

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