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The Trump administration appears to be rolling back protections for transgender people despite pre-election avowals otherwise

This week, the Trump administration made its first move away from expanding rights for transgender students. On Friday, the Justice Department filed a legal brief that withdrew its objections to an injunction that had blocked guidance from the Education Department, which required public schools to allow students to use bathrooms that corresponded with their current gender identity. Here’s what that means.

  • President Donald Trump has apparently grown so irate over the media’s dogged coverage of the investigation into his campaign’s ties to Russia that he’s literally started yelling at his television, according to the Associated Press.
  • “Trump advisers and confidants describe the president as increasingly angry over the investigation, yelling at television sets in the White House carrying coverage and insisting he is the target of a conspiracy to discredit — and potentially end — his presidency,” the AP reported.
  • This was a particularly angry Friday for Trump, who earlier seemed to publicly accuse Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein of being complicit in the “witch hunt” to discredit him. Read more. (6/17/17, 12:04PM)

The internet is calling Jeff Sessions’s confirmation out as the travesty it is and preparing new contingency plans

Dr. Willie Parker, Board Chair of Physicians for Reproductive Health, also weighed in. “As a physician from Alabama who provides abortions, I have seen firsthand how Jeff Sessions’ brand of politics endangers the health and safety of women and families,“ Parker said in a statement.