Trump speaks with Caitlyn Jenner ahead of GOP platform debate
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Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP-Trump trade fight boils over with threat to cars Trump: Meetings on potential North Korea summit going 'very well' Freed American 'overwhelmed with gratitude' after being released from Venezuela MORE recently spoke with Caitlyn Jenner ahead of what is likely to be a contentious debate over transgender issues in the party’s platform. 

The call between the former Olympic decathlete and the billionaire came days after Trump met with hundreds of religious conservatives, according to The New York Times

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Delegates on Monday are expected to debate whether to adopt a provision defending laws that prevent transgender men and women from using the public restroom of their choice. 

About half of all states are suing the Obama administration’s directive to protect transgender students. 

President Obama has threatened to withhold federal funding from schools that do not allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that align with their gender identities. 

In April, Trump said North Carolina was “paying a big price” for its controversial bathroom law that required transgender people to use public restrooms that correspond with their biological sex.

Officials should just “leave it the way it is,” Trump said. 

Trump added that Jenner could use whatever bathroom she preferred at his properties. Jenner later took Trump up on his offer.  

Trump, however, has promised not the interfere with the party’s platform, according to The New York Times.