Pool reporters were allowed into the Oval Office for a photo op, where West, chatting with Trump as the president was sitting at the Resolute Desk, talked about his support for the president.
West just said “motherf—er” in the Oval Office, according to the White House pool.
“Let’s stop worrying about the future all we have is today. … Trump is on his hero’s journey right now. He might not have thought he’d have a crazy motherf—er like (me),” West said.
The focus was the 2016 presidential election and Hillary Clinton, as West wore a red “Make America Great Again” hat.
“I love Hillary. I love everyone, but the campaign ‘I’m With Her,’ just didn’t make me feel as a guy, who didn’t get to see his dad all the time, like a guy that could play catch with his son. There was something, when I put this hat on, it made me feel like Superman.”
Looking at Trump, he said, “You made a Superman cape for me. That’s my favorite superhero.”
“I love Hillary. I love everyone, but the campaign ‘I’m with her’ just didn’t make me feel — as a guy … it was something about this hat that made me feel like Superman,” famed musician Kanye West said of his MAGA hat while discussing masculinity, the economy and his brand pic.twitter.com/T06Z5tOSIU
— POLITICO (@politico) October 11, 2018
At one point a reporter asked Trump whether West could be a future presidential candidate.
“Could very well be,” Trump said.
“Only after 2024,” West said.
The scene was a bit surreal even in the Trump White House, where celebrities and other media-saturated who have embraced his campaign have gotten time in the Oval Office.
After West spoke for about 10 minutes, often showering Trump with praise, Trump himself said, “I tell you what that was pretty impressive.That was quite something.”
“It was from the soul,’ West said. “I just channeled it.”
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