I. Uses Racial Slur To Describe Kanye West, Threatens To Slap Him

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Rapper Kanye West had a few things to say when he stopped by the White House for a visit with President Donald Trump Thursday.

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".

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"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.

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