Transgender troops: A presidential tweet is not an order

Unmoved by President Donald Trump's proclamation-by-Twitter, top Pentagon leaders declared on Thursday they'll allow transgender troops to remain in uniform until Defense Secretary Jim Mattis receives an authoritative directive to remove them.

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'We fought for your freedom to hate us,' Merced veteran says

Jamie Bradley, a 62-year-old Veteran of 23 years, on July 27, 2017 responds to the presidents tweet that said transgender people will no longer be allowed to be in the military. mvelez@mercedsun-star.com
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'We fought for your freedom to hate us,' Merced veteran says 1:26

'We fought for your freedom to hate us,' Merced veteran says

Watch angry mother break up underage party at her Merced County home 1:04

Watch angry mother break up underage party at her Merced County home

Woman treated for smoke inhalation after Atwater duplex fire 0:20

Woman treated for smoke inhalation after Atwater duplex fire

Teen driver who streamed crash, sister's death charged with DUI, gross vehicular manslaughter 1:13

Teen driver who streamed crash, sister's death charged with DUI, gross vehicular manslaughter