Bieber thanks Trump for A$AP Rocky help, rips him in tweet

 

Justin Bieber was so grateful to President Donald Trump for trying to help spring rapper A$AP Rocky from Swedish detention — for a New York minute. Before his tweet thanking the president was finished Bieber zapped Trump for putting immigrant children in cages.

“I want my friend out,” Bieber tweeted Friday. “I appreciate you trying to help him. But while [you’re] at it @realDonaldTrump can you also let those kids out of cages?”

Following a plea from Kim Kardashian and MAGA booster Kanye West, the president talked to Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on the phone Saturday to advocate for Rocky, who is being investigated in connection with a street fight in Stockholm. Trump even offered to vouch for his bail. Rocky, whose legal name is Rakim Mayers, has been detained since July 3

But Löfven schooled Trump on the fact that the “Swedish judicial system, prosecutors and courts are completely independent,” according to his press secretary Toni Eriksson. Löfven also instructed Trump that “everyone is equal before the law and that the government neither can nor will try to influence the judicial process.”

A Stockholm court has granted local prosecutors until July 25 to decide whether or not to charge Rocky.

Trump told reporters he had a “very good call” with Löfven.

There was no word of any response to Bieber — or any action on the kids in cages.

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INDIO, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 21: (EDITORS NOTE: Retransmission with alternate crop.) Justin Bieber (L) performs with Ariana Grande at Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AG)
INDIO, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 21: Justin Bieber (L) performs with Ariana Grande at Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AG)
INDIO, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 21: Justin Bieber (L) performs with Ariana Grande at Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AG)
INDIO, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 21: Justin Bieber (L) performs with Ariana Grande at Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AG)
INDIO, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 21: Justin Bieber (L) performs with Ariana Grande at Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AG)
INDIO, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 21: Justin Bieber (L) performs with Ariana Grande at Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AG)
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