'Quite Something': Kanye West Makes A Statement In The Oval Office

Lawrence Kim
October 12, 2018

"Topics of discussions will include manufacturing resurgence in America, prison reform, how to prevent gang violence, and what can be done to reduce violence in Chicago". How is it possible that the same man who said "George Bush doesn't care about black people" on national television is the same dude rocking a MAGA hat and lauding Trump?

Shortly after his Oval Office meeting with President Trump Thursday, Kanye West visited a Georgetown Apple store - where he hopped atop a table and delivered what he called an impromptu "keynote".

West and Trump, accompanied by a pack of reporters, sat down in the Oval Office on Thursday.

Apparently, when West was done speaking, Trump said, "That was pretty impressive. That was quite something".

"They tried to scare me to not wear this hat", West told Trump, referencing his SNL appearance."When I put this hat on, it made me feel like Superman-my favorite superhero".

Trump said West is a friend and a "different kind of a guy" whose big following in the African-American community helped boost his approval ratings.

The entire conversation was profanity-laced, convoluted and altogether as odd as you might expect. Also attending is former National Football League great Jim Brown, a civil rights leader who has met with Trump previously.

Rapper Kanye West, left, shows a picture of a plane on a phone to U.S. President Donald Trump during a meeting in the Oval office of the White House on October 11, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Mr Trump said: "That's really nice".

I watched the whole thing because, again, how could you not?

He continued, "What I need Saturday Night Live to improve on, or what I need the liberals to improve on - if he don't look good, we don't look good".

The rapper also spoke against stop-and-frisk policing policies, which Mr Trump recently expressed support for.

I love everyone, right? "He is my brother", West wrote.

When one of the reporters asked: "Is he a future presidential candidate", he answered: "Uhhh, could very well be". But West himself had a caveat: "Only after 2024".

The meeting comes just days after Taylor Swift, who Kanye has clashed with in the past, broke her long-held silence on politics and announced she would be voting for the Democrats in next month's mid-term elections.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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