The conversation turned to West expressing the lack of support he received from his Hollywood cohorts with regard to his support of the president.
In a almost 10-minute-long speech in the Oval Office, West said he was pressured not to wear his red "Make America Great Again" hat, and said he has felt pressure to be a Democrat because he is black.
It was the first of several off-color remarks Kanye would drop in the Oval Office, including this line: "He might not have expected to have a insane motherfucker like Kanye West run up and support".
From there, West discussed prison reform and violence in inner-city Chicago. "Look at this, Jared", he said.
In an Oval Office meeting with Mr. Trump that was open to the press and also included NFL Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown, Mr.
He repeatedly mentioned the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which outlawed slavery.
"Kanye West gets it", Trump said.
Asked about his comments in 2005 that President George W. Bush didn't "care about black people" after Hurricane Katrina, West said that "We need to care about all people" and that he "was programmed to think in a victimized mentality".
At the end of the 10-minute monologue, during which Mr Trump had nodded in approval, the president said: "That was quite something".
Canada concerned over reports Saudi journalist killed
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ ) has been documenting the increasingly harsh treatment of journalists in Saudi Arabia. A security delegation consisting of Saudi investigators arrived in Istanbul on Saturday to take part in the investigations.
"It was from the soul, I just channeled it", Mr. West said. "And we met, and I just appreciate it very much".
"If he [President Trump] don't look good, we don't look good", he said at one point, attacking the "liberals" on the Saturday Night Live show who have criticised his support for Mr Trump.
West spent Wednesday at the SoHo House in Chicago with about 40 community leaders and advisers in preparation for Thursday's White House meeting, according to two sources who attended the discussions.
At the time, West explained in a series of tweets that the pair spoke about "multicultural issues" and "bullying, supporting teachers, modernizing curriculums, and violence in Chicago".
It's unclear what polling data the president was referring to.
Mr Trump won 8 percent of the African-American vote in 2016.
Trump is notoriously unpopular with black Americans and has been accused of being racist. "He's been a friend of mine".
"CNN again proved that they will go to anyone that will assist them in pushing their narrative", NewsBusters managing editor Curtis Houck told Fox News.
"I'm standing in this spot, I love this guy!" "But he is a different kind of a guy".
He concluded his Oval Office meeting by standing up and giving Trump a hug.
With Minnesota's ower prepared to move on from his disgruntled All-Star, Miami emerged as the first legitimate suitor for Butler . The Wolves would have been in a position to offer Butler a five-year extension worth $190 million next July.
The Nord-Ouest department is the poorest part of impoverished Haiti, with many areas isolated due to the dire state of the roads. The tremor also damaged the facade of a church in Plaisance and a house next door collapsed, the paper said.
Saudi Arabia to allow Turkey to search consulate for Jamal Khashoggi; State Department correspondent Rich Edson reports. Saudi officials insisted he left the building through another exit, but have not provided public evidence to prove it.
While glad to have a safe place to ride out the storm, she wasn't happy that her home county couldn't provide shelter. The storm could leave wide swaths of the region powerless for weeks, he said. "So certainly, donating here in St.
On Thursday, Michael was drenching the Carolinas with heavy rains as it headed toward the Atlantic Ocean as a tropical storm. Soon enough, Mexico Beach's emerald waters and sugar-sand beaches were covered in a dark sea of debris, she said.
Fox Chief Legal and Policy Officer Viet Dinh released a statement about the decision to hire Hicks and Danny O'Brien. Julie Henderson and Nathaniel Brown, the communications team at 21st Century Fox, are not moving to the new company.
And, this is, I look back, I'm thinking in my childhood, you know high school, this is definitely a lot worse. When the Packers return to Detroit on Sunday, Rodgers could be without his top three receivers.
McConnell says he thinks the Kavanaugh fight contributed to Republican voters "getting more interested" in the midterm elections. Steve King, R-Iowa, an immigration hard-liner who has often been criticized for statements about whites and minority groups.
Also, let us know your thoughts down in the comments on what you think about Samsung's latest killer mid-ranger. Both the variants come with 128GB onboard storage which can be further expanded up to 512GB via microSD card.
Third-party manufacturers like Lenovo and JBL already make their own versions, complete with integrated camera for video calls. The Pixel 3 offers an IPX8 rating against water ingress, but the Galaxy S9 holds an IP68 rating against both water and dust.
Google brings camera twists, bigger screens to Pixel phones
Verizon Wireless will remain the exclusive carrier for Google's new Pixels, which were unveiled at a media event in NY today. The new Pixel phones are also expected to follow the trend of expanding the phone screen almost to the edges of the device.
Arrowverse Producer Responds to Batwoman Casting Backlash
Rose's version of Batwoman will be different in that her iteration will be an out lesbian. "But don't call her a hero yet". In the photo, Rose is showing off fiery red hair, a black and red catsuit, and, of course, Batwoman's signature mask.
Nikki Haley resigns as US Ambassador to UN, Trump accepts
The role required her to represent the United States and protect the country's interests at meetings of the UN Security Council. On her first day as United Nations ambassador she warned, "for those that don't have our back, we're taking names ".
Hurricane Michael cranks up to a Category 2 storm
The Federal Emergency Management Agency had numerous teams deployed and ready to respond, said FEMA spokesman Jeff Byard. Hurricane Michael continues to push towards the Gulf of Mexico and looks to continue its trend of rapidly strengthening.
Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as 114th Supreme Court Justice
Trump also said women, far from being outraged at Kavanaugh, "were outraged at what happened to Brett Kavanaugh , outraged". Kavanaugh's nomination seals a conservative majority on the nine-seat high court, possibly for decades to come.
SpaceX first: Rocket booster lands at West Coast site
Minutes after launch, the rocket's second stage separated from the first-stage booster and continued rising spaceward. There have been 30 successful SpaceX booster landings in all, including the at-sea and on-land touchdowns in Florida.
Michael Could Become Cat 2 Hurricane Before It Hits Florida
Expect widely scattered showers moving onshore through our Monday with the downpours becoming more frequent through Tuesday. King tides also could factor in to how much water the area will see, but, he said, those also are being monitored.
Google+ to shut down after security bug
Google Plus was also very user friendly, allowing people to share announcements with friends very easily. Even with the data patched, Google has advised they will be shutting down Google+ for consumers.