Entertainer and Trump supporter Kanye West not too long ago met with White Home adviser and the president’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, a supply accustomed to the assembly mentioned on Wednesday because the entertainer pursues his efforts to seem on the presidential poll this November.
The New York Instances, which first reported the assembly, mentioned it came about in Colorado final weekend and likewise included President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka, Kushner’s spouse and one other prime White Home adviser.
West appeared to verify the assembly in a tweet late Tuesday night time, saying they mentioned a ebook on empowering Black Individuals, and he provided to do a reside interview with the Instances.
Representatives for West might additionally not be instantly reached.
A rapper and clothier, West introduced his last-minute presidential marketing campaign final month, adopted by a collection of rambling public remarks which have raised questions on his intentions and his psychological well being.
West has been open about his wrestle with bi-polar dysfunction, and his spouse, Kim Kardashian has requested the general public and media to grant him compassion.
West’s look as an unbiased on the poll might presumably disrupt the race between Trump, a Republican who’s searching for re-election, and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden if he had been capable of garner any votes in US states the place the competition is shut.
The Washington Publish final week reported that West’s marketing campaign has to date filed petitions to seem on the presidential election poll in 10 US states and that Republican operatives, together with some with ties to Trump, had been concerned in efforts to assist his candidacy in at the least 5 of them, together with Arkansas, Ohio and Wisconsin.
Trump on Tuesday informed syndicated radio host Hugh Hewitt that he had not talked with West concerning the entertainer’s marketing campaign. Representatives for Trump’s marketing campaign couldn’t be instantly reached however informed the Publish they weren’t concerned.
West, 43, one of many greatest superstar and most outstanding Black supporters of the president, met with Trump through the 2016 presidential race and once more in 2018 on the White Home sporting a crimson “Make America Nice” cap. Final month, he informed Forbes that he was “taking the crimson hat off.”
Trump informed Fox Information final month that West “cannot” drop his assist, including: “He is at all times going to be for us.”
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