Trump breaks 8-year tradition by not recognizing LGBT Pride Month

Breaking with tradition held through most of the past decade, President Trump's White House failed to recognize June as LGBT month.

Bill Clinton was the first president to declare June as LGBT Pride month in 2000, and that tradition was continued over the past eight years under President Obama. However, in between, when George W. Bush was in office, he did not continue this tradition.

The decision comes as a surprise given some members of Trump's administration officially referencing it, including daughter Ivanka, and given his continuous statements in support of the LGBT community during his campaign.

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Imagine having to defend this idiot. It's actually crazier than the idiot himself because they're actually aware of… https://t.co/EBNqi2S69e
I am so fucking tired of waking up to horrible news.
I see Melania's campaign to end cyber bullying is off to a slow start
America elected a very shitty person to be President
'Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.' Abraham Lincoln https://t.co/vkJnlXbnXg
Every time someone says the president is a child or a toddler all I can think of is I've never met a child who's this much of a dick.
Can we send the president to Outward Bound or do you have to be the parent of a troubled teen for that?
sarah - lying - sad https://t.co/Wl3ymOZusR
Like every woman you've married hasn't had a face lift. U should also get one. And a body lift. And yes, w/this duck, its ok to man shame.
What was said this morning about @morningmika & @JoeNBC by the President of the United States is disgusting, disgraceful & beyond the pale
Silver lining of Trump tweets: teachable moments for young boys. "Don't u ever act like that. Real men don't speak this way to women." #Mika
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Last June he said he would be a better ally for the community, tweeting, "Thank you to the LGBT community! I will fight for you while Hillary brings in more people that will threaten your freedoms and beliefs."

Last week Senator Sherrod Brown led the first ever Senate Resolution recognizing June as LGBTQ month in response to the White House's silence on the subject. He was joined by 23 senators in supporting the resolution.

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