Caitlyn Jenner was heavily criticized by liberals over the weekend after a video surfaced showing Jenner joking about them at a Republican conference in Washington D.C.
Jenner made the joke Friday evening at the annual College Republican National Committee's conference during a discussion about last week's shooting that targeted congressional Republicans practicing for the annual congressional baseball game.
"Nobody deserves what happened out there," Jenner said, according to the Washington Examiner. "There's no justification.
"There are crazy people. We have to minimize that type of stuff," said Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner. "As far as the people that were injured, it's an absolute shame. You just want them to recover."
"Fortunately, the guy was a really bad shot ... liberals can't even shoot straight," the former Olympic champion quipped.
Jenner was referring to 66-year-old James Hodgkinson, the now-deceased man who ambushed a group of Republican congressmen last Wednesday morning while they practiced at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia. It was discovered through Hodgkinson's social media channels that he was a devout progressive liberal who had a deep hatred for Republicans and President Donald Trump.
Although the motive of the attack will never be known, most believe Hodgkinson's hatred of Republicans motivated him to carry out the attack.
Hodgkinson was able to critically injure House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), a GOP congressional aide and two Capitol Police officers before he was shot and subdued by the Capitol Police officers, who were part of Scalise's security detail.
More from the Washington Examiner:
Jenner's remarks at the convention came in the form of a question and answer session where a moderator incorporated questions submitted by college students in the audience. Over the course of the dinner, Jenner spoke on a variety of topics, from Kanye West to the Paris climate agreement, which the track and field legend said was "just a way for the rest of the world to kind of ruin us economically."
Video of Jenner's remarks were originally uploaded to Facebook, but the video has since been deleted. Another video of Jenner's remarks were later uploaded to YouTube.
Needless to say, liberals were angered by Jenner's remarks:
Is Caitlyn Jenner privileged, tone deaf, and out of touch? 100% But why is her gender the first attack people take? Even liberals?— Chris Crocker 😈 (@Chris Crocker 😈) 1497747402.0
This comment is not ok, @Caitlyn_Jenner. Key trait American shooters share isnt political party, but history of dom… https://t.co/cgPoTUWWvE— Shannon Watts (@Shannon Watts) 1497741601.0
Funny that @Caitlyn_Jenner supports a party and a leader that condemn her very existence. Pathetic https://t.co/pqixD6clqe— 🖕🏻Aunt Crabby calls Bullshit 🖕🏻 (@🖕🏻Aunt Crabby calls Bullshit 🖕🏻) 1497803001.0
Caitlyn Jenner killed a person because she couldn't drive straight. https://t.co/YXMlydLHzB— Denizcan James (@Denizcan James) 1497738762.0
@DavidCornDC It's sad watching @Caitlyn_Jenner defend a group that will NEVER EVER truly accept her while condemnin… https://t.co/nry0s1whwc— Cyn Rosales (@Cyn Rosales) 1497792189.0
Caitlyn Jenner is high key the worst...an angry white feminist who doesn't care about Trump's policies until they affect her
— Adrianne Ramsey (@adrianne_ramsey) June 12, 2017
remember that year or two when everyone had to pretend kanye west and caitlyn jenner were woke baes and not coke-addled simpletons— 사자 원숭이 (@사자 원숭이) 1497743154.0