Kanye West Expected To Meet With Donald Trump At White House

Brenda Watkins
October 9, 2018

The White House has not said when the visit will take place.

Musician Kanye West, who has been increasingly vocal about his support for President Trump, will head to the White House on Thursday to hold a meeting with senior adviser Jared Kushner and have lunch with Trump, The New York Times reported.

During the presidential transition, Trump memorably brought West in front of cameras in the Trump Tower lobby for an impromptu gaggle with reporters. Kanye is reportedly seeking job opportunities for former convicts, while criminal justice reform has reportedly been Kushner's main focus recently. He also hopes to discuss with Mr. Trump how to increase the number of manufacturing jobs in the Chicago area, where Mr.

And his West Wing trip comes after wife Kim Kardashian West met Mr Trump there in May. She went for meetings related to her goal of securing clemency for individuals facing life sentences from nonviolent drug crimes.

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During last week's "SNL" season premiere, West wore a "Make America Great Again" hat while speaking about a Democratic plan to "take the fathers out the home and put them on welfare". "He's racist.' Well, uh, if I was concerned about racism, I would've moved out of America a long time ago", West said. But I don't want to hear Joey Chestnut's opinion on things that are not hot dog related. Do you know how annoying that is?

West has faced backlash in recent months after announcing his full-throated support of the president, including in a recent "Saturday Night Live" appearance in which he said cast members "bullied" him. And they look at me and say, 'It's not fair.

"If someone inspires me, and I connect with them, I don't have to believe in all their policies", he said.

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