Trump trans troops move pulls supreme court further into political mire

Too foul to ponder…


Fast-track request comes at end of week in which the chief justice rebuked the president for claims about judges’ beliefs

After the Trump administration asked the supreme court to issue an unusually quick ruling on the Pentagon’s policy of restricting military service by transgender people, critics said the request was likely only to complicate a deteriorating relationship between the president and the federal judiciary.

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