Donald Trump directed a transgender joke at an aide for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Wednesday, prompting a reaction from Caitlyn Jenner.Polling indicates that Trump has built a commanding lead over DeSantis, his nearest rival, with Republican voters in his bid to represent the party again in the 2024 election.
A recent survey, conducted by The Wall Street Journal, found that 59 percent of Republicans said the former president would be their preferred candidate, versus just 13 percent for DeSantis.Former Keeping Up with the Kardashians star Jenner stands among Republicans who have continued to support Trump amid his ongoing legal issues.
As a result of her unwavering support for Trump, Jenner has become increasingly critical of DeSantis as he ramps up his efforts to land the GOP nomination.Her stance appeared unshakable on Wednesday, when Trump campaign spokesperson Steven Cheung took a swipe at DeSantis aide and rapid response director Christina Pushaw on X, formerly Twitter.After DeSantis shared a post on the platform regarding his announcement of an energy policy rollout in Midland, Texas, Cheung offered a scathing assessment."Amateur campaign advance work," Cheung wrote. "Horrible, s***ty audio from a horrible, s***ty candidate that just steals from President Trump's policy book."Responding to Cheung's cutting post, Pushaw asked him: "Can a man become a woman?""You asking for yourself?" Cheung clapped back.You asking for yourself?
https://t.co/3IlHjOJt2MJenner, who transitioned to female in 2015, showed which side of the showdown she was on when she reacted with a trio of laughing face emojis.The TV personality has been an outspoken critic of transgender women participating in sports against other women.