The rapper was originally invited to lunch with the president, former National Football League star Jim Brown and Jared Kushner to discuss prison reform, manufacturing, and gang violence.
Thursday's visit will mark Kanye's second sit-down with Trump - the Chicago, Illinois native previously showed his support for the leader by stopping by his Trump Tower offices in NY shortly after he was elected into office in November, 2016. "And you made a Superman cape for me".
"I love this guy right here", he said Thursday, embracing Trump while wearing the president's trademark red "Make America Great Again" ball cap.
Mr. West didn't dismiss a possible presidential run of his own, but said he'd only consider it "after 2024", or after two full terms of a Trump presidency. What I saw today was a minstrel show'. As CNN's Clay Cane noted, there have been allegations that "Trump is exploiting Kanye West, who has admitted to having mental health issues, by inviting the press to witness his gesticulating and f-bomb throwing in the Oval Office". "A welfare mentality", he said before expressing the belief that black people "get caught up in the idea of racism".
He told Trump: "It was something about when I put this hat on, it made me feel like Superman".
West credited Trump with preventing a war with North Korea and encouraged Trump to swap his usual Air Force One for a hydrogen-powered plane. "It's like Trump is sitting across from his Twitter account in real life", he also said. The headline grabbing one-liners and unusual ideas thrown at the US President were enough to keep the media and netizens busy for days.
The pair adjourned for lunch after West gave Trump a hug and told reporters "I love this guy right here".
Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, also attended the lunch. In between cursing and slamming his hand on the desk of the Oval Office, he shared how the United States can thrive by using only American-made material and how his home city of Chicago can serve as the country's workplace.
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