In the premiere of the second season of
E!'s reality series I Am Cait, Caitlyn Jenner criticized
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, saying that
the candidate only cares about herself.
While on a bus tour in Iowa with her
friends, Jenner was asked whether she wanted to attend a Democratic
“It's the last place I want to be,”
said Jenner, a self-described Republican. “But I'm open. We need
both sides and if we're unfortunate enough [to] get Hillary as our
next president, we need her on our side. Although she won't be –
she couldn't care less about women.”
“She cares about her herself,”
When asked which GOP candidates she
thought were best on transgender issues, Jenner, 66, responded: “All
of them. They don't hate gays or trans people. They are more, 'I
want a thriving economy so every trans person has a job.'”
Of the four remaining GOP candidates –
Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and John Kasich – none has
endorsed marriage equality and all have repeatedly said that they
would support efforts to reverse or undermine the Supreme Court's
ruling striking down state laws and constitutional amendments which
excluded gay and lesbian couples from marriage.
GOP debate, John Kasich offers support for opponents of gay
has also come out against transgender protections.
Jenner was already facing criticism for
saying in a recent interview that she wanted to serve as “trans
ambassador” in a Cruz administration.
Jenner criticized for offering to serve as Ted Cruz's “trans
In a trailer for the show's second
season, Jenner is seen meeting Clinton.