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On Wednesday, Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) rebuffed the claim that paying for transgender health care would cost the military too much, suggesting that the military could cut the fat in its budget by taking money away from service members' erectile dysfunction treatment.

Duckworth compared the $5.6 million the Defense Department (DOD) spent in 2016 on transgender health care to the $41 million DOD spent on Viagra and $84 million spent on erectile dysfunction.

“So, if they want to cut costs,” Duckworth said, “I don't think the $5.6 million in health care for transgender servicemen and women is the place to look,” she suggested on MSNBC's “All In.”

Duckworth was speaking with MSNBC host Chris Hayes about President Donald Trump's announcement that he would ban transgender individuals from serving in the military.

Earlier on Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders declined to say whether Trump would kick currently serving transgender service members out of the military. The plan for implementing Trump's ban, Sanders said, had yet to be developed.