Advocates say House speaker is flat wrong
Anti-trans measures introduced in Texas, Kentucky, Va., Indiana
1,000 lost jobs in purge of gay federal employees
Emotional year leads to an uncertain future for LGBT rights
Earnest says Obama will grant commutations 'until the last day'
'I don't think you get credit for deciding not to discriminate against somebody'
Many fear president-elect will reverse executive actions
Advocates seek new policy before end of administration
But White House stops short of threatening a veto
Earnest defers as court agrees to reconsider decision