It takes um…testicular fortitude to stand up for President Donald Trump in the media, but that’s just what Caitlyn Jenner did the other night when appearing on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”
Near the end of her appearance on the show, Kimmel decided to tease her about the vote she cast for Trump, but it was Kimmel who ended up looking naive in the end.
Before answering Kimmel’s comment regarding Trump, she pointed out that she would’ve voted for the Republican on the ticket regardless of whom it was, because she supports “limited government” and “grew up in a country where you “actually said the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag at school.” The audience applauded that line.
In response to a follow-up question on what Trump has done that Jenner favors, she responded that she liked the appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the SCOTUS, supports Trump’s deregulation efforts, and then gave Kimmel a lesson on taxes. “I don’t want massive regulations. I don’t want massive taxes, especially since we’re the highest taxed country—” she stated before being cut off by Kimmel who interjected “Not true! Incorrect.”
Kimmel is correct that the U.S. isn’t even close to being the most taxed country, but Jenner clarified that she meant that the U.S. has the highest corporate tax rate in the world, a statement that Kimmel said he would “look it up.” Here’s what he would’ve found if he looked it up, courtesy of the left-of-center Politifact:
But enough of me – watch the exchange for yourself:
The day before Jenner’s appearance, the White House announced that the Trump administration is aiming to reduce the U.S. corporate tax rate from its current 39.1 percent to around 20 percent.
As for Jenner, you go…um, girl.