Caitlyn Jenner voices her support for Ted Cruz, hopes to be "trans ambassador"
UPI News Service, 03/04/2016
Caitlyn Jenner has voiced her support for Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz in addition to her plan to be an advisor of his if he wins the presidency.
Speaking with The Advocate, Jenner expressed her hope conservative politician Cruz would become sensitive to LGBT issues with her help as a "trans ambassador."
"Wouldn't it be great, let's say he goes on to be president," she said. "And I have all my girls on a trans issues board to advise him on making decisions when it comes to trans issues. Isn't that a good idea?"
Jenner, 66, defended Republican ideals during the interview, saying although Democrats "are better when it comes to these types of social issues," conservative, captitalist economics is what made the United States.
"Socialism did not build this country. Capitalism did. Free enterprise. The people built it. And they need to be given the opportunity to build it back up," the "I Am Cait" star said.
The television personality will be seen in the second season of her hit E! Network docu-series trying on wedding dresses and confronting angry protesters, according to a recently released trailer.
During the recent Advocate interview, Jenner said "three people, one with a bullhorn, just yelling and screaming," met her outside of a fundraiser.
"I'm in there raising money for Chicago House, which is helping trans women of color find a place to sleep," Jenner explained of the media spectacle involving the protest.
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