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Inauguration Singer Jackie Evancho Wants to Talk to Donald Trump About Transgender Rights

Jackie Evancho wants to talk with the President following his revoking of the policy that allowed transgender students to use the bathrooms of their choice in public schools.

The 16-year-old singer, who performed at Donald Trump‘s inauguration, has sister named Juliet who is transgender.

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“I am obviously disappointed in the @POTUS decision to send the #transgender bathroom issue to the states to decide. #sisterlove,” Jackie tweeted.

Then she wrote, “. @realDonaldTrump u gave me the honor 2 sing at your inauguration. Pls give me & my sis the honor 2 meet with u 2 talk #transgender rghts ❤”

Trump has yet to respond.

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VIDEO: Jackie Evancho Performs National Anthem at Inauguration

Jackie Evancho performs for the crowd at the 2017 Presidential Inauguration on Friday (January 20) in Washington, DC.

The 16-year-old singer faced some scrutiny after it was revealed that she would be performing for Donald Trump‘s inauguration. Jackie hit back at critics by saying it was not a political performance, rather an opportunity to support the country.

Donald Trump was officially sworn in at noon EST. Watch his ceremony if you missed it.

Watch Jackie’s performance of the National Anthem at the Inauguration below…


VIDEO: Jackie Evancho Performs National Anthem at Inauguration

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Jackie Evancho's Transgender Sister Supports Her Inauguration Performance

Jackie Evancho will be performing the National Anthem at Donald Trump‘s inauguration next week and she is explaining why she’s committed to her performance amid some backlash.

The 16-year-old singer says she is putting politics aside for the appearance and hopes that her performance can help unify the country.

“I hope to just kind of make everyone forget about rivals and politics for a second and just think about America and the pretty song that I’m singing,” Jackie said in an interview with CBS Sunday Morning. “I’m hoping that I can bring people together.”

The interview will be broadcast on January 15 at 9am and also features Jackie‘s transgender sister Juliet, who approves of the performance.

Click inside to read what Juliet said in the interview… More Here! »

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Donald Trump Inauguration 2017: Jackie Evancho to Perform National Anthem

Former America’s Got Talent contestant Jackie Evancho has announced she will perform the National Anthem at Donald Trump‘s inauguration in January.

“I have recently been asked by the president-elect to perform the national anthem for the swearing in ceremony at the inauguration and I am so excited…It’s going to be awesome,” the 16-year-old singer announced on the Today show. “I felt really honored to have the chance to perform for the president again,” she said, referring to when she performed for President Obama at the National Christmas Tree Lighting.

If you didn’t know, Jackie came in second place on America’s Got Talent back in 2010.

Watch the announcement below…

PBS' A Capitol Fourth Special 2016 - Full Performers Lineup!

Sutton Foster and Gavin DeGraw practice for their performances during the rehearsals for the 2016 A Capitol Fourth special on Sunday (July 3) at the U.S. Capitol West Lawn in Washington, D.C.

The stars will be joined by a great lineup of entertainers for the annual Fourth of July special, which will conclude with a fireworks display.

Tom Bergeron will be hosting the special, airing on PBS at 8/7c tonight (July 4).

“I love performing in DC. I’ve been here several times with the Kennedy Center Honors; I’ve performed with the National Symphony [Orchestra], and then with Baltimore Symphony… to be able to be here for the Fourth of July, I thought it would be awesome,” Sutton told the Huffington Post.

Click inside to see the full list of performers… More Here! »

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Megan Hilty Is Feeling Blue at Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals!

Megan Hilty dons a lacy blue dress while performing at the 2014 National Memorial Day Concert rehearsals at U.S. Capital, West Lawn on Saturday (May 24) in Washington, DC.

The 33-year-old pregnant actress was joined by Jackie Evancho, previous The Voice winner Danielle Bradbury, and the new American Idol winner Caleb Johnson.

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Earlier in the day, Megan showed off her baby bump in a different form-fitting dress.

“It always brings so many talented people together and such a wide variety, too. There’s always something for everybody in these concerts,” Megan recently shared to Zap2It about the concert.

FYI: Megan is wearing a blue Seraphine dress.

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