Trump’s Mar-A-Lago Trips Cost More than Transgender Troops Medical Care


In announcing his ban on transgender people in the military, President Trump said that taxpayers “cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail. Except that USA Today points out that trans troops don’t really cost that much: “A report for the Pentagon last year found that transition-related care would cost between about $2.4 and $8.4 million per year — less than 0.14% of the military’s medical budget. That’s roughly the cost of four of Trump’s trips to Mar-A-Lago.”

One comment

  • Jacqueline
    July 29, 2017 - 6:34 am | Permalink

    I feel that these men and women are all still and always will be human beings. Donald Trump may be having some idenity issues himself. He doesn’t know nor does he have a clue about what his job is. To care for the American people however they voted is his responsibility. Let him pay the gas for his trips to Marilago ( however the hell you spell it.

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