Caitlyn Jenner Considers Running For US Senate

19 July, 2017, 03:36 | Author: Brenda Erickson
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Jenner is one of many United States celebrities who have recently mulled over their involvement in USA politics, after former reality star Donald Trump was elected. Over the next six months or so, I [have to] find out where I can do a better job.

But the former Olympic athlete and current LGBTQ activist says she's still trying to figure out where she'd be most effective: "Kind of working the perimeter of the political scene, being open to talking to anybody?"

Celebrities have been running for office since at least Ronald Reagan's time, but lately, there seems to be a more concerted effort to make the switch to politics. But yeah, I would look for a senatorial run, ' Jenner said to John Catsimatidis.

Kid Rock, was born Robert James Ritchie, tweeted his platform saying, "I believe if you work your butt off and pay taxes, you should be able to easily understand and navigate the laws, tax codes, health care and anything else the government puts in place that affects us all".

Jenner, 67, is a long-standing Republican supporter but in February she criticized the Trump administration for reversing a directive that allowed transgender students to use the public school bathrooms of their choice.

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In a video message posted on social media about the issue she told the President: "From one Republican to another, this is a disaster".

Her revelation comes shortly after 46% of America's electorate voted that a reality show television host was qualified to run for political offices. He has not mentioned where he would run.

The likes of singer, Kid Rock has publicly declared that he is getting ready to run for a Senate seat.

Previous celebrities who made the transition to politics include action movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger, who served two terms as California governor, and professional wrestler Jesse Ventura, who was elected Minnesota governor.


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