Caitlyn Jenner, who desires to be California’s subsequent governor, stated undocumented immigrants ought to have an opportunity to change into residents – however “the dangerous ones” have to go away.
“What’s been taking place on the border was truthfully one of many causes I made a decision to run for governor,” the Republican actuality star stated in a CNN clip launched Sunday.
“I used to be watching individuals dying come throughout the river, children in cages – no matter you wish to name them,” she instructed Dana Bash within the interview that’s scheduled to air in its entirety on “Anderson Cooper 360” Monday night time.
The Olympic medalist had lately stated she was in favor of a wall alongside the Mexican border, however within the clip she tells Bash there ought to “completely” be a path to citizenship after the broadcaster says there are 1.75 million undocumented staff within the Golden State.
“There’s lots of people, however personally I’ve met a number of the most fantastic people who find themselves immigrants, who’ve come to this nation – and they’re simply mannequin residents, they’re simply nice individuals – and I’d battle for them to be U.S. residents and I believe it might be the best day of their life,” Jenner stated.
However “the dangerous ones have to go away,” Jenner stated when requested about deportation. Bash pressed Jenner on what she meant by dangerous ones.
“Felony information, MS-13, the listing goes on,” Jenner stated. “There’s a number of dangerous individuals which might be attempting to cross our border illegally. I don’t need these individuals in our nation.”
Jenner is one in every of a number of Republicans trying to substitute Gov. Gavin Newsom in what can be solely the second recall election within the Golden State’s historical past. In 2003, Gov. Grey Davis was eliminated and changed by Hollywood motion star Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Jenner, 71, endorsed Donald Trump throughout his 2016 marketing campaign, however the transgender activist withdrew help after the Trump administration’s ban on transgender individuals serving within the U.S. navy.
She now has a lot of Trump aides behind her, Axios reported.
“Biden, I don’t suppose I’ve agreed with something,” she stated.
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