Caitlyn Jenner to Tucker Carlson: ‘I Never Outwardly Supported Trump’ (Video)

Caitlyn Jenner to Tucker Carlson: ‘I Never Outwardly Supported Trump’ (Video)

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Caitlyn Jenner was Tucker Carlson’s first guest last night during his new 8 p.m. time slot on Fox, replacing Bill O’Reilly.

Carlson brought up Jenner’s support for Donald Trump as “one of the braver” things she recently did. “I never actually came out and outwardly supported Trump. The media did that for me,” Jenner told Carlson.

Caitlyn Jenner futher explained to Tucker Carlson:

“I’m on the Republican conservative side. And he wound up being our candidate. And so certainly I was going to vote for him. He looked like he would be pretty good on all LGBT issues, which is important, because my loyalties do not lie with Donald Trump. My loyalties do not lie with the Republican party. My loyalties and what I am fighting for is my community, the LGBT community and particularly the trans issues that are out there, because there are many of them. And so that’s where my fight is. I thought Trump would be pretty good. But he’s kind of disappointed me in the first 100 days.”

In another clip, Carlson asks Jenner if people can be of “goodwill” but still be confused about being transgender.

Jenner responds:

“They do not understand gender identity. They understand sexuality. The old saying is: sexuality is who you sleep with, gender identity is who you go to bed as. It’s a totally different subject. You cannot compare sexuality and gender identity. And it’s a hard thing. Honestly, I have been fighting this war the last couple of years, and I don’t even think in my lifetime most people will get it.

But we need to bring this subject forward. Why? Because of the youth. And that is what I talk about in my book a lot. I’m fine. Everything in my life is good. I’ve been very lucky. But what I’m fighting for is the next generation coming up so they can have it easier for them. So that’s where the fight is. With our suicide rates and all the problems that we have, we got a lot of work to do.

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