Caitlyn Jenner compares herself to Trump: We need another 'disrupter'

Caitlyn Jenner compares herself to Trump: We need another 'disrupter'
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California gubernatorial hopeful Caitlyn Jenner likened herself to former President TrumpDonald TrumpNorth Carolina Senate passes trio of election measures 14 Republicans vote against making Juneteenth a federal holiday Border state governors rebel against Biden's immigration chaos MORE while appearing on "The View" on Thursday.

"He was a disrupter when he was president," the Republican candidate said on the ABC program. "I want to do the same thing."

Jenner, a former Olympic gold medalist-turned transgender activist and reality star, continued, "I want to go in and be a thoughtful disrupter in Sacramento. We need to change the system, and I want to change that system for the positive."


Jenner made the comments while being pressed by co-host Joy BeharJosephine (Joy) Victoria BeharAmerica Ferrera rips Harris's 'cruel' border comments: 'A slap in the face' Caitlyn Jenner compares herself to Trump: We need another 'disrupter' Meet the most powerful woman in Washington not named Pelosi or Harris MORE about the 2020 election. Polling has shown that a sizable portion of the GOP believes Trump won last year's election, despite the actual results. 

"A lot of Republicans in this country believe that Donald Trump won the election, and not Joe Biden," Behar asked. "Are you one of those people?"

Jenner rebuffed the question, saying, "I'm not going to get into that. That election is over with."


However, the GOP candidate has previously acknowledged Biden's victory, notably during a May CNN interview.

When asked in that interview if she believed the election had been stolen as claimed by Trump allies, Jenner said, "No, I believe in the system," adding of Biden: "He is our president. I respect that."

Jenner officially announced her candidacy in the California recall election in late April, after previously ruling it out.