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President Trump’s transgender military ban will go into effect on April 12 as planned after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday granted a request by the government to dissolve one remaining injunction that temporarily blocked the implementation of the policy.

Details: The new rule largely prohibits transgender troops and new military recruits from transitioning to another sex, and will also likely allow the military to discharge transgender people in need of hormone treatment or surgery. While all 4 injunctions against the policy have been lifted, the courts have not ruled on the underlying merits of the cases.

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Trump and Biden clash over COVID: "It is what it is because you are who you are"

Joe Biden attacked President Trump at the presidential debate on Tuesday for his response to the coronavirus pandemic, accusing him of panicking and failing to prepare for the crisis when he was warned about it in February.

The big picture: "It is what it is because you are who you are," Biden said, alluding to an answer Trump gave in an interview with "Axios on HBO" when asked about the 150,000+ death toll from the coronavirus. Trump responded by claiming that Biden would not have shut down travel from China in the early days of the pandemic, and defended his administration's mass production of ventilators and protective equipment.

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Biden: "I am the Democratic Party right now"

Responding to President Trump's insistence that the Democratic Party "wants to go socialist medicine," Joe Biden said at the presidential debate on Tuesday: "I am the Democratic Party."

Why it matters: Trump has repeatedly claimed that the Democratic nominee is not in control of his party and that he will be "dominated" by progressives like Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Unlike other candidates who Biden ran against in the Democratic primary, he does not support Medicare for All or abolishing private health insurance.