Trump admin asks Supreme Court to hear transgender military ban challenge
The Supreme Court. Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images
Why it matters: With its request, Trump is again making an effort to circumvent federal appeals courts, per NYT. District courts have blocked the policy from going into effect thus far with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals having already heard arguments in one challenge earlier this fall and the D.C. Circuit set to hear arguments in December.