Donald Trump mentioned in a current interview that Kanye West has “loony tendencies.”
The pair seemed to be buddies when the rapper made a a lot publicized go to to the Oval Office in 2018, and Trump capitalized on it in a bid to spice up his largely non-existent assist from Black voters.
Trump had invited West to the White House to speak about gang violence. West, sporting a MAGA hat, gave an almost ten-minute speech discussing felony justice and his personal psychological well being, and mentioned the hat gave him “power.” He informed Trump: “Let’s stop worrying about the future; all we have is today.”
In one in every of a collection of talks with Trump by conservative political commentator Mollie Hemingway for her upcoming e-book “Rigged,” the 2 mentioned West’s “idiosyncratic run for president” final year. Trump responded that West has “loony tendencies,” in keeping with an excerpt within the Federalist Friday.
West has publicly mentioned his struggles with bipolar points.
The former president additionally had “kind words” about West, Hemmingway famous.
West introduced in a tweet final year on July 4th that he was operating for president. His doomed, multi-million-dollar marketing campaign was principally funded by himself.
He informed Forbes in an interview that month that he was “taking the red hat off” and not supporting Trump. The musician and clothier appeared significantly upset that Trump “hid in the [presidential] bunker” throughout anti-racist protests in Washington, D.C. As for the Trump administration, he mentioned, “It looks like one big mess to me.” (He additionally criticized Joe Biden.)