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Caitlyn Jenner: ‘I Get More Flak For Being Conservative Than Being Transgender’

Caitlyn Jenner said he catches more hell for his conservative views than for transitioning into a woman.

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Speaking to a group of students at the University of Pennsylvania Wednesday, the 66-year-old said he’s constantly criticized for his conservative views. (RELATED: Caitlyn Jenner Still Voting Republican: ‘Democrats Didn’t Convince Me’)

“I have gotten more flak for being a conservative Republican than I have for being trans,” Jenner said when a student asked why he wasn’t a Democrat. (RELATED: Caitlyn Jenner Fondly Remembers When Obama, Hillary Opposed Gay Marriage)

After Jenner told Diane Sawyer that he was, “for all intents and purposes,” a woman in April, he confirmed that he’s been a lifelong conservative.

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“I’ve always been more on the conservative side,” Jenner told Sawyer. (RELATED: Bruce Jenner: ‘I’m A Republican And A Christian’)