Kanye West to Visit Trump This Week to Discuss Prison Reform, Violence

10 October, 2018, 04:58 | Author: Christina Harvey
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Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner also will meet with West on Thursday, Sanders said.

That meeting resulted in the president granting clemency in the case of convicted drug dealer Alice Marie Johnson, for whom Kardashian West had been a prominent supporter.

Kanye West did meet with President Trump at Trump Tower in NY following the 2016 election. After that, Kanye also hopes to talk with Mr. Trump on how to increase the number of manufacturing jobs in the Chicago area, where Mr. During the presidential transition, Trump memorably brought West in front of cameras in the Trump Tower lobby for an impromptu gaggle with reporters.

However, West returned to Twitter more radical than ever this April, calling Trump a "brother" who shares his "dragon energy", amid a flurry of self-love affirmations and conservative musings.

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It's official: The Kanye-Trump Summit is on for Thursday.

Pop star Lana Del Rey called West's support for Trump "a loss for the culture", and Avengers star Chris Evans called his statements on slavery "retrogressive, unprecedented and absolutely terrifying".

West has been scrutinized for his support of Trump, especially after his recent performance on "Saturday Night Live", where he wore a MAGA hat and delivered a speech supporting Trump during the closing credits.

"Just as a musician, African-American, guy out in Hollywood, all these different things, you know, everyone around me tried to pick my candidate for me". I think the more you can unite people through sport, the better it is.

On Monday, the singer-songwriter Taylor Swift endorsed two Democrats for the USA mid-term elections, prompting Mr Trump to tell reporters that he likes "Taylor's music about 25% less now".

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