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Caitlyn Jenner says she could enter politics

“I’m upset with Trump.”

Reality television star Caitlyn Jenner is unhappy with US President Donald Trump’s policies on the transgender community and may be considering a move into politics.
Jenner, who is widely recognised for transitioning to living as a woman two years ago, has spoken out against the Trump administration’s decision to removes trans-students access to bathrooms and locker rooms matching their identity.
In an interview with BBC, the LGBTQI* rights advocate called Trump's policies disappointing and said “the best thing the Republican party can do is to a better job with LGBT issues.”
When asked if she was considering a move into the political arena, the Republican supporter said it was a possibility and that she was already active behind the scenes.
“Over the next year I’m looking into it. I have to be very smart about this—where can I do a better job for my community, in bringing the Republican party around to LGBT issues?
“Is it from the outside - working from the perimeter, working with everybody to get Republicans to change their thinking? Or is it better off being on the inside - running for Senate or a Congress seat. Can I do more good there? Those are the things I’m evaluating.”
Dwyane 'The Rock' Johnson. Photo: Getty Images
The 2020 US presidential elections may well be shaping up as the most star-studded with yet more speculation Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson could be considering throwing his hat into the political ring.
“I think that it’s a real possibility,” the Baywatch star told GQ.
“A year ago, it started coming up more and more. There was a real sense of earnestness, which made me go home and think ‘Let me really rethink my answer and make sure I am giving an answer that is truthful and also respectful.’”
With Jenner and The Rock both considering careers in politics, the next US election may be the most interesting yet.