On Thursday, Kanye West adopted within the footsteps of his spouse Kim Kardashian to fulfill along with his inspiration Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, and Ivanka Trump on the White House. After weeks of vocalising his help of Trump and sporting Make America Great Again hats whereas additionally sporting Colin Kaepernick sweaters, West reportedly has rather a lot to debate with Trump.
On the agenda: lunch (caprese salad and roasted hen), jail reform, and the Music Modernization Act, which is "a sweeping invoice to reform music licensing and royalty funds". Also on the agenda, saying "motherf**ker" on dwell TV whereas the president is on the opposite facet of the desk.
To be honest, Trump has been recorded saying a lot worse. According to White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, they'd additionally discuss "manufacturing resurgence in America, jail reform, how one can forestall gang violence and what might be accomplished to cut back violence in Chicago". So, how is your lunch break going?
Ahead of their assembly, Trump praised West and mentioned he is cool with different folks calling West a genius. During a cellphone interview with Fox & Friends, Trump mentioned: "First of all, I like him rather a lot. He's been a good friend of mine. I've recognized him for a very long time. He's a really completely different form of a man.
"I say that in a constructive approach, however he's a special form of a man. Those which might be within the music enterprise say he is a genius, and that is okay with me as a result of so far as I am involved, he's."
Trump additionally mentioned there's potential for them to marketing campaign collectively in 2020, and he gave West credit score for a supposed enhance in help among the many African American neighborhood. He mentioned: "I've loads of African American help and rather a lot has developed over the past short while with Kanye popping out."
In video clips from the assembly, you may hear West speaking about abolishing the 13th modification, which abolished slavery. West mentioned it was a "lure door" and reiterated his emotions by shouting, "I did say abolish, with the hat on, as a result of why would you retain one thing round that is a lure door?" earlier than asking, "We haven't got 13 flooring, will we?"
In brief: West's go to to the White House had nothing to do with Kim's, during which she petitioned for the pardoning of Alice Marie Johnson and Chris Young. It was a part of his longterm plan to assist town of Chicago. Also, he confirmed Trump an image of a aircraft.