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‘Political Rewind’ replay: A transgender ban announced on Twitter

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” focuses on President Donald Trump’s surprise announcement that transgender individuals would no longer be allowed to serve in the U.S. military.

The Twitter declaration caught members of Congress and the Pentagon, too, off-guard. If you couldn’t catch it live, click below to listen now:

Today’s panelists: Host Bill Nigut; Kyle Wingfield, the AJC columnist; longtime GOP strategist Heath Garrett; Andra Gillespie, the Emory University political scientist; and Jared Yates Sexton, a Georgia Southern University professor.

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Jim Galloway is a three-decade veteran of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution who writes the Political Insider blog and column.