Can I do a better job from the outside? Kind of working the perimeter of the political scene, being open to, you know, talk to anybody?
Caitlyn Jenner said she will take her time considering the possible impact she could make in American politics. "But I'm also trans", she said. "I like the political side of it", Jenner told a radio interviewer. I like the political side of it.
Caitlyn, who won an Olympic gold medal for the USA at the Games in 1976, explained that she has already worked with the American Unity Fund in a bid to ensure lawmakers understand LGBT issues. "I would hope in the next generation ... that we can change the perception of the Republican Party and make it the party of equality", she said. Kamala Harris is serving her first term, while Sen. In the summer of 2016 Jenner attended the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, where she spoke at an event supporting LGBT rights.
If Caitlyn Jenner successfully transitions from reality TV star to politician, she will be one of many who has done the same.
She told the crowd in NY that she would not give the Trump administration a pass if they "screw up". Caitlyn was an outspoken Trump supporter during the election cycle, publicly defending her vote for the unlikely presidential candidate. She has roots in the Republican Party, identifies as fiscally conservative, and it's hard to believe anyone, even someone as high-profile as Jenner, could beat the entrenched Feinstein in a Democratic Party primary race.
To change the party's image. 'And so, over the next year or two, I would look at where I can be more effective to helping my community'. "And if that's the case, if I find it's on the inside, that I would seriously look at it".
California Senate incumbent Dianne Feinstein, who turned 84 in June, has not said whether she plans to seek re-election in 2018.
If Jenner is successful, she is unlikely to be welcomed by everyone in the party, as her comments come two days after a GOP Congressman spoke out against the financial provision of gender reassignment for USA troops, comparing transgender troops to castrated slaves.