WATCH: Psaki Says ‘Gender-Affirming Surgeries’ and ‘Hormonal Therapy’ are ‘Lifesaving’ for Trans Kids

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki backed the administration’s support of medical procedures for children who identity as ‘transgender’ this week; saying practices like “gender-affirming healthcare” can save lives.

“Gender affirming health care for transgender kids is the best practice and potentially lifesaving,” said Psaki.

Watch Psaki’s comments above.