White House Says 'Caitlyn Jenner Has Shown Tremendous Courage'

President Obama doesn't mind that Jenner bested his Twitter record, the president's spokesman says.

US President Barack Obama speaks during an event with 75 emerging leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as part of the Young Southeast Asian Leadership Initiative (YSEALI) in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, June 1, 2015.

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President Barack Obama respects Caitlyn Jenner's courage and doesn't mind that she bested him on Twitter, the president's spokesman said Tuesday.

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