WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Entertainer and Trump supporter Kanye West lately met with White House adviser and the president’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, a source acquainted with the assembly said on Wednesday as the entertainer pursues his efforts to seem on the presidential pollthis November.
The Unusual York Instances, which first reported the assembly, said it took living in Colorado final weekend and additionally incorporated President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka, Kushner’s wife and one more top White House adviser.
West looked to substantiate the assembly in a tweet dead Tuesday night, announcing they discussed a book on empowering Sunless Americans, and he offered to attain a live interview with the Instances.
Representatives for West would possibly possibly possibly well also additionally not be straight away reached.
A rapper and clothier, West launched his final-minute presidential campaign final month, adopted by a collection of rambling public remarks that have raised questions about his intentions and his mental properly being.
West has been start about his battle with bi-polar disorder, and his wife, Kim Kardashian has asked the public and media to grant him compassion.
West’s appearance as an fair on the pollmay possibly well also very properly be ready to disrupt the traipse between Trump, a Republican who’s searching for re-election, and broken-down Democratic Vice President Joe Biden if he have been ready to garner any votes in U.S. states the build the contest is conclude.
The Washington Put up final week reported that West’s campaign has to date filed petitions to seem on the presidential election pollin 10 U.S. states and that Republican operatives, including some with ties to Trump, have been concerned by efforts to make stronger his candidacy in as a minimum five of them, including Arkansas, Ohio and Wisconsin.
Trump on Tuesday advised syndicated radio host Hugh Hewitt that he had not talked with West referring to the entertainer’s campaign. Representatives for Trump’s campaign will not be straight away reached but advised the Put up they have been not concerned.
West, forty three, one among the supreme celeb and most prominent Sunless supporters of the president, met with Trump at some level of the 2016 presidential traipse and but again in 2018 at the White House carrying a crimson “Form The US Immense” cap. Final month, he advised Forbes that he used to be “taking the crimson hat off.”
Trump advised Fox Files final month that West “can’t” drop his make stronger, including: “He’s always going to be for us.”
Additional reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Susan Heavey; Modifying by Aurora Ellis