President Trump has a Thursday lunch date with Kanye West

President Trump has a Thursday lunch date with Kanye West

"He might not have thought he'd have a insane motherf-ker like me" in the White House, he said in an agitated, rapid-fire delivery. "It's attractive though." He said that Trump had given him (we assume metaphorically) "a Superman cape" to help do good.

Kanye West, with his freakish White House meeting Thursday with President Donald Trump, gave fresh proof that the line between celebrity and politician is truly no longer a thing.

"That was quite something", Trump said at the end Kanye's freewheeling soliloquy. "You think racism can control me?" West called the president's work on criminal justice reform (an issue close to wife Kim Kardashian's heart) "bravery". "I just channeled it". According to Trump, President Obama told him that North Korea was one of the country's biggest problems.

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".

Ahead of a private lunch, Mr Trump and West spoke with reporters as they sat across from each other at the Resolute desk.

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At the White House, Kanye was ushered into the Oval Office, where he proceeded to grab the mic as though he were accosting Taylor Swift at the Video Music Awards.

The president didn't respond to that idea in front of reporters. In return, Mr. Trump has lauded the rapper on Twitter, and said he has been helpful with support among African-Americans. "He started showing that he actually had power", West said.

West added that black people complained about the "Again" word in Trump's campaign slogan, but stated that, "time is a myth".

He also described West as a "smart cookie".

Once Fox edited the clip, we heard some of West's exuberant 10 minutes in the Oval Office. The two also flirted with the possibility of West succeeding Trump after his second term as president, and it concluded with them hugging it out. "So, there's theories that there's infinite amounts of universe, and there's alternate universe".

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