Trump, Kanye West to Have White House Lunch

Trump, Kanye West to Have White House Lunch

During the meeting in front of White House reporters and photographers, the rapper launched into a lengthy speech in which he spoke about a variety of subjects, including the "male energy" of Trump's 2016 campaign, his belief that he was misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder and why he think Saturday Night Live, which has famously featured Alec Baldwin impersonating the president, needs to improve.

West dominated the conversation with a series of monologues that touched on social policy, mental health, endorsement deals and his support for the president. You know they tried to scare me to not wear this hat.

Kanye's visit follows by several months a similar trip to the White House Kim Kardashian West, who met with Trump on May 30 and persuaded him to grant clemency to Alice Johnson, who was serving a life sentence for a nonviolent drug charge in Tennessee. He also dismissed the notion that labeling Mr. Trump a racist, as some critics have done, would dissuade him from supporting the president. "He has to be the freshest, the flyest" and have "the flyest planes".

On Oct. 1, West - who prefers to be called "Ye" although no one calls him that that - also told TMZ he was going to Africa.

Mr Trump said he'd been willing to "look at it", adding, "they have to do something". "We have the right to bear arms", West said. Let me give this guy a hug right here. "That's from the heart".

But Yeezy isn't the only member of the West family to get the chance of a meeting with Trump in the White House.

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West also had some clarification about his mental health. "In a short period of time , too, a very short period of time ". West, who collaborates with Adidas on its "Yeezy" line of footwear and apparel, had lunch with Trump in the Oval Office.

He also denied that all black Americans were Democrats. The president responded by saying, "I don't wanna put you in that spot". The Post, citing anonymous U.S. officials familiar with the intelligence, said Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered an operation to lure Mr Khashoggi from his home in Virginia, where he lived most recently, to Saudi Arabia and then detain him.

West accuses black people of being "caught up" in racism: Thirteen years after his jaw-dropping declaration that "George Bush doesn't care about black people", during a live telethon dedicated to the victims of Hurricane Katrina, West says he fell prey to a "victimized mentality". "We know that some people don't give you as much as maybe they should sometimes".

Rapper Kanye West speaks to President Donald Trump and others in the Oval Office of the White House.

"Kanye West gets it", Trump said. You are tasting a fine wine.' WTF! Trump this week called on Chicago to embrace the tactic, which allowed police to detain, question and search civilians without probable cause, though it was deemed unconstitutional in New York City because of its overwhelming impact on minority residents.

"I feel it is important to have a direct line of communication with our future President if we truly want change", he said in the since-deleted tweets. Also attending is former National Football League great Jim Brown, a civil rights leader who has met with Trump previously, and Jared Kushner.

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