Republican Presidential Hopeful Says Caitlyn Jenner is 'Welcome' in His Party

Caitlyn Jenner
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Caitlyn Jenner in a preview for the docu-series "I Am Cait."

One politician is already courting Caitlyn Jenner's support.

It's no secret that the modern Republican party has struggled with inclusiveness. While discussing his plans for a more welcoming party on CNN this weekend, South Carolina senator and 2016 presidential hopeful Lindsey Graham said that Caitlyn Jenner is "welcome" in his party. 

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"I haven't walked in her shoes. I don't have all the answers to the mysteries of life," Graham said in the interview. "I can only imagine the torment that Bruce Jenner went through. I hope he's -- I hope she has found peace."

"I'm a pro-life, traditional marriage kind of guy. But I'm running to be president of the United States," he continued. "If Caitlyn Jenner wants to be a Republican, she is welcome in my party." 

Jenner may be interested in that -- during her sit-down with Diane Sawyer last month, she identified as Republican. 


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