Post-Kanye, Trump says 'we're going to get the African-American vote'

Post-Kanye, Trump says 'we're going to get the African-American vote'

That's my brother - I love him, I support him, but, you know, I don't have to agree with everything that he says. "He gets it", Trump said about the rapper.

During an exchange on Fox Business, host Maria Bartiromo said Kanye was right to drop an f-bomb in the Oval Office because of Clinton and Lewinsky's infamous semen-stained blue dress.

"I heard from other West Wing aides who were hugely embarrassed that that had happened, thought that was not a good look, that this is not a rock concert", she said.

"That was quite something", Trump finally said to laughter from astonished senior aides and journalists at the end of the soliloquy, which West punctuated with bangs of his fist on the legendary Resolute desk, used by presidents since the 1880s.

West seemed erratic in his behaviour as he went on to describe his love for Trump, gift him with a custom designed "Make America Great" hat and spewed plans for his fictional hydrogen-powered aeroplane which would be built by Apple.

"You made a Superman cape for me", he told Trump. Because who cares if you're black or white, it is respect for you as an individual.

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"Kanye West, what he did was pretty wonderful yesterday", Trump said with a chuckle.

Make of that what you will.

The main point of the conversation was supposed to be prison reform, American manufacturing, creating jobs and preventing gang violence in Chicago.

Lemon was not the only television host who had a poor reaction to the meeting. "I don't know if you've been married before or had a girlfriend and said something in a fight that was so wrong", he said.

West himself has suggested he might be open to wading into politics, including a run for president in 2020.

On the notion that Kanye is supporting Trump as a means of garnering attention for his music and fashion projects, T.I disagrees. Let's get a closer look at the picture he pulled up on his phone to show the president.

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