US president kicks off second day of virtual summitCaitlyn Jenner announces run for California governor 3.29pm BST She wants your money. Here’s the tweet. Caitlyn Jenner urges California voters to join her campaign because “California is worth fighting for”. I’m in! California is worth fighting for. Visit https://t.co/a1SfOAMZQ3 to follow or donate today. #RecallNewsom pic.twitter.com/9yCck3KK4D 3.13pm BST Interrupting leaders’ speeches on their efforts to save the planet to bring you breaking news out of the west coast. It’s official – Caitlyn Jenner, the former Olympic decathlete, reality TV star and transgender activist, has filed her initial paperwork to run for governor of California.In a scoopette, the Axios website brings us the news that:Jenner, a longtime Republican, is seeking to replace Democratic governor Gavin Newsom in a recall election, hoping her celebrity status and name recognition can yield an upset in the nation’s most populous state.But in deep-blue California, she’s decidedly not branding herself as a Trump Republican even as she’s counting on some of the former president’s advisers to drive her strategy. Continue reading…
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Author : Joanna Walters in New York
Publish date : 2021-04-23 14:29:50
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