US Representative Michele Bachmann, fresh from a victory in a key Republican test vote, said Sunday she would reinstate a ban on gay troops serving openly in the military.
President Barack Obama has certified that the US military is ready to accept gay soldiers, and the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy is due to be formally repealed on September 20 after 18 years in force.
But Bachmann, a favorite of the ultraconservative Tea Party movement, said she would revisit the policy if she reaches the White House.
"The 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy has worked very well," she told CNN's "State of the Union."
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