Olympic gold medalist and transgender activist Caitlyn Jenner said on Sunday she used to be eyeing a run for the us Senate from California.
“i have considered it. i love the political facet of it,” Jenner, a Republican, informed John Catsimatidis at the “Cats Roundtable” radio display on 970 AM.
“Over the next six months or so, I gotta find out the place i will be able to do a greater process. Can I do a greater task from the surface? more or less operating the perimeter of the political scene, being open to chatting with anybody? Or are you higher from the inside, and we are in the strategy of figuring out that,” she stated.
Jenner stated she has worked with the american Cohesion Fund to get GOP lawmakers to raised be mindful LGBT issues.
“That’s kind of my issue,” she stated.
Jenner, SIXTY SEVEN, who came out as a transgender woman in 2015, said she may assist modification the face of the Republican Party.
“The perception of the Republican Birthday Celebration is that they are all about wealthy white guys seeking to make cash. i would hope in the next technology … that we can change the belief of the Republican Party and make it the birthday celebration of equality,” she mentioned.
Her feedback come after rapper Kid Rock tweeted he was once bearing in mind a run for political administrative center after a “Child Rock for Senate” site surfaced.
”i’ve had a ton of emails and texts asking me if this web page is real … the answer is an absolute YES,” he wrote on Twitter.
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Dianne Feinstein, EIGHTY FOUR, the incumbent Democratic senator from California, hasn’t stated whether she may searching for re-election in 2018.
California’s different senator, Kamala Harris, was just elected. Her time period doesn’t expire till 2023.
Lauded for her activism, her Olympic profession and appearance on the cover of a Wheaties cereal field, Catsimatidis said Jenner has performed it all.
She responded: “I’ve got without equal double, that’s, 1976 received the Olympic Decathlon, and in 2015 gained Glamour’s Woman of the Year Award. C’mon now, that’s a double!” Jenner said.