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Politics Caitlyn Jenner won't involve her kids in campaign to be CA governor

09:40  11 may  2021
09:40  11 may  2021 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Caitlyn Jenner, Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Caitlyn Jenner posing for a photo: MailOnline logo © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo

Caitlyn Jenner, who is running for governor of California, has said that she would not be asking any of her ten children and step-children, which includes the Kardashians, to help with her gubernatorial campaign.

The 71-year-old gold medal-winning Olympic athlete and reality TV star made the remarks during a Sunday interview with CNN's Dana Bash.

'My family has certainly been out in the media and they've taken their shots and they don't need to take any more,' Jenner said.

Caitlyn Jenner smiling for the camera: Caitlyn Jenner said was keen to distance herself from the ten children and stepchildren including the Kardashians during her run to be Governor of California © Provided by Daily Mail Caitlyn Jenner said was keen to distance herself from the ten children and stepchildren including the Kardashians during her run to be Governor of California

Jenner explained that she has a good relationship with her kids but that they were not involved with her political ambitions.

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'I said, "I am not going to ask you for one tweet. I'm not going to ask you for one thing. You guys go live your life. This is my deal.'"

Jenner said that her kids were 'scared' about her running for the governorship primarily for her safety and because they were 'scared of what the media is going to do.'

Jenner praised her children and their entrepreneurial talents but said her family would not play a role in her election campaign. She also noted that she differs from her stepdaughter Kim Kardashian on halting the death penalty.

a person standing in front of Kim Kardashian et al. posing for the camera: Jenner explained that she has a good relationship with her kids and stepkids but that they were not involved with her political ambitions. Kim Kardashian and Caitlyn Jenner are pictured in February last year. © Provided by Daily Mail Jenner explained that she has a good relationship with her kids and stepkids but that they were not involved with her political ambitions. Kim Kardashian and Caitlyn Jenner are pictured in February last year. a group of people posing for the camera: The clan: Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West, North West, Caitlyn Jenner and Kylie Jenner pictured in February 2016 in New York City © Provided by Daily Mail The clan: Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West, North West, Caitlyn Jenner and Kylie Jenner pictured in February 2016 in New York City

Over the past two years, Kardashian has become a force in the world of criminal justice reform.

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She successfully lobbied former President Trump, spent time on the phone with governors and legislators, written letters in support of clemency petitions and paid legal bills for people trying to get out of prison.

But it appears the neither she nor her famous family will be publicly endorsing Jenner's.

Jenner's right-leaning politics clash with Kardashian's approach to prison reform makes it even more polarizing.

Kardashian actually falls more into line with current governor, Gavin Newsom's approach to crime which favors rehabilitation and support for prisoners re-entering society, in addition to investing in crime prevention.

In the past Kardashian had said she was 'very supportive of Governor Newsom' and his work to remove the death penalty in California. He ordered a moratorium on executions in spring of 2019.

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'I love Kim and I think she's doing a great job with the criminal justice system. And if I -- I become governor, I would follow her guidance in that because she has been very, very good on that and the rehabilitation side of it, but I don't have her involved in the campaign at all whatsoever,' Jenner emphasized.

'I can't say we've never discussed it but she's great. I love Kimberly. She's smart, great businesswoman and very dedicated, you know, to doing a better job with criminal justice and she would have my ear, I can tell you that when I'm up in Sacramento.'

a person holding a sign: The former Olympian and reality TV star spoke to CNN's Dana Bash, right, on Sunday © Provided by Daily Mail The former Olympian and reality TV star spoke to CNN's Dana Bash, right, on Sunday a crowd of people walking down a street: During the conversation, CNN's Dana Bash tells Jenner that there are 1.75 million undocumented workers in California before asking her if they should have a chance at citizenship. 'Absolutely, yeah. They should,' Jenner says. Migrants pictured on April 21 © Provided by Daily Mail During the conversation, CNN's Dana Bash tells Jenner that there are 1.75 million undocumented workers in California before asking her if they should have a chance at citizenship. 'Absolutely, yeah. They should,' Jenner says. Migrants pictured on April 21

Also during the interview, Jenner outlined her thoughts on the the current immigration crisis.


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She said she believes undocumented immigrants should have an opportunity to become citizens.

During the conversation, Bash says there are 1.75 million undocumented workers in California before asking Jenner if they should have a chance at citizenship.

'Absolutely, yeah. They should. I mean, there's a lot of people, but personally I have met some of the most wonderful people who are immigrants, who have come to this country and they are just model citizens. They are just great people and I would fight for them to be US citizens,' Jenner told Bash.

'What's been happening on the border was honestly one of the reasons I decided to run for governor,' Jenner said. 'I was watching people dying come across the river, kids in cages -- whatever you want to call them.'

Jenner, who has never held political office, surprised many when she announced on April 23 that she was taking on embattled Democrat Gavin Newsom.

Last week Jenner told Sean Hannity that she was in favor of reforming the immigration system, but was opposed to sanctuary cities.

'I am pro-law enforcement, pro-Border Patrol, pro-ICE,' she said.

Jenner said that she would support resumption of the border wall with Mexico, describing it as a useful tool in stemming migration.

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'I am all for the wall, I would secure the wall,' she said. 'We can't have a state, we can't have a country without a secure wall.

'You have two questions here. One is stopping people from coming in illegally into the state. And then the second question is, what do we do with the people that are here? We are a compassionate country, okay? We are a compassionate state.

'Some help, I mean, some people we're going to send back, okay, no question about that. But I have met some of the greatest immigrants into our country.'

Caitlyn Jenner standing in front of a curtain: Last week, Jenner spoke to Sean Hannity on Fox News to discuss the race for governor © Provided by Daily Mail Last week, Jenner spoke to Sean Hannity on Fox News to discuss the race for governor a person sitting on a chair in front of a curtain: Jenner spoke to Hannity on Wednesday night for her first interview about her candidacy © Provided by Daily Mail Jenner spoke to Hannity on Wednesday night for her first interview about her candidacy

During her interview with Hannity, she also expressed her concern about Joe Biden, saying that the president 'scares me'.

'Biden, I don't think I've agreed with anything,' she said. 'I don't think, since he's been in there, he has done anything for the American worker, maybe other ones. So, it is a 180-degree turn in our country, going the other direction, and it scares me.'

Hannity asked what her political allegiance was, and Jenner said she saw herself not as a Republican but rather as 'a thoughtful disrupter'.

She said: 'I kind of played around with that term, and originally I started out as a compassionate disruptor, and then I was thinking the other day, I think I'm more of a thoughtful disruptor.

'I have common sense, I see what is going on. I have always been on the Republican side as I have conservative economic values. Socially I have been much more progressive all my life. I get it. People need help. But you can't have social programs without a strong economy,' Jenner said.

Caitlyn Jenner says she'd 'fight' for a pathway to citizenship for immigrants and decided to run for governor after seeing the surge of migrants at the border

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She added: 'I can get along with everyone. I don't care if you are a Republican, Democrat, Libertarian, vegetarian.'

Newsom is facing a recall election, after the 1.495 million-signature threshold on a petition for his recall, launched in February 2020, was easily passed.

The 53-year-old has been governor of the most populous state in the country since January 2019.

Jenner described herself as 'a fighter' who wants the best for her state.

In a slick new campaign advert, Jenner described the race as 'perhaps my most important yet', and said she wanted to 'bring back the gold to the Golden State'.

'I want to take that same fight, that same spirit, go to Sacramento, surround myself with some of the smartest people out there - I am an outsider. I understand that - smartest people out there, because now I'm in a race for solutions.

'I need to find solutions to be able to turn this state around. I absolutely love this state. I'm a fighter. Always have been.'

She promised to bring 'compassion, honesty and leadership' to the role.

Caitlyn Jenner out in Malibu after it's revealed 'embarrassed' son Brody is 'avoiding' talking about her gubernatorial campaign in California

Caitlyn Jenner was snapped in Malibu on Monday amid gubernatorial run in her home state of California, amid a new report that her son is Brody 'embarrassed' by her political aspirations to supplant Gov. Gavin Newsom.

The Olympian, 71, donned a red V-neck sweater with dark blue jeans and grey trainers and a black leather purse, she clutched a pair of Starbucks beverages while running errands.

She had her brown locks parted and down in the luxe Southern California community, wearing a medical face mask amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

a woman standing in front of a building talking on a cell phone: Monday Monday: Caitlyn Jenner, 71, was snapped in Malibu on Monday amid her gubernatorial run in her home state of California, amid a new report that her son is Brody 'embarrassed' by her political aspirations to supplant Gov. Gavin Newsom © Provided by Daily Mail Monday Monday: Caitlyn Jenner, 71, was snapped in Malibu on Monday amid her gubernatorial run in her home state of California, amid a new report that her son is Brody 'embarrassed' by her political aspirations to supplant Gov. Gavin Newsom

The I Am Cait star was seen after a new report from Page Six quoted a source who said Brody, 37, thought Caitlyn's nationally-televised chat with Sean Hannity on Fox News last week was 'embarrassing.'

Records show Caitlyn Jenner voted in the 2020 election despite claiming to CNN that she went golfing instead

  Records show Caitlyn Jenner voted in the 2020 election despite claiming to CNN that she went golfing instead "And so it was Election Day and I just couldn't get excited about it. And I just wound up going to play golf," Jenner told CNN.Jenner, who is running in California's recall elections against current Gov. Gavin Newsom, told CNN this week that she skipped the 2020 election to go play golf.

Caitlyn was panned on social media for being tone-deaf in the chat, at one point complaining about her state's burgeoning homelessness rates amid an anecdote about how she owns a private airplane hangar.

She told Hannity in the chat: 'My friends are leaving California. My hangar, the guy right across, he was packing up his hangar. And I said, "Where are you going?" And he says, "I'm moving to Sedona, Arizona. I can’t take it anymore. I can’t walk down the streets and see the homeless."'

She added: 'I don’t want to leave: Either I stay and fight, or I get out of here.'

Caitlyn on Monday continued her campaign on Twitter, as she said her views on immigration align with former President Donald Trump's.

'I am for LEGAL immigration,' she said. 'I strongly support the wall and I oppose open borders. As Gov, I will end CA being a sanctuary state and I would see violent criminals deported immediately.

'Once our border is secure, we need to fix our broken immigration system to address those who are working and living their lives in CA. Legal immigration makes us stronger.'

She also continued her criticism of Newsom, writing, 'Our California leadership is so broken. In Gavin Newsom’s California it is easier to get Fentanyl than a plastic straw. #BrokenWokeness.'

In the meantime, Brody has been 'avoiding situations where he may be asked about' Caitlyn's political campaign as he promotes The Hills: New Beginnings with castmates.

One such occurrence was last week when Brody didn't do a cast interview on Good Morning America about the show's upcoming season.

The source said that 'had he got asked a question during GMA, that would have been all anyone talked about,' and that Brody was supported by costars Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Audrina Patridge and Frankie Delgado in his decision to sit out the interview.

Jenner announced her candidacy via Twitter last month, writing, 'I’m in,' in declaring her intent to challenge incumbent Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom in a recall election.

In a statement she issued, Jenner said she was focused on issues such as boosting the economy, tax breaks and a position against the state's left-leaning policies.

The 1976 Summer Olympics decathlon winner said in a statement she's the only potential candidate 'who can put an end to Gavin Newsom’s disastrous time as governor.'

Competition Jenner faces within the Republican party include businessman John Cox, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and former Rep. Doug Ose.

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Records show Caitlyn Jenner voted in the 2020 election despite claiming to CNN that she went golfing instead .
"And so it was Election Day and I just couldn't get excited about it. And I just wound up going to play golf," Jenner told CNN.Jenner, who is running in California's recall elections against current Gov. Gavin Newsom, told CNN this week that she skipped the 2020 election to go play golf.

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