Kanye West’s Donald Trump meeting: How Hollywood reacted

Kanye West met with U.S. President Donald Trump in the White House on Thursday, where the I Love It rapper gave a jaw-dropping performance.

WATCH BELOW: Kanye West says lack of ‘male energy’ in Hillary Clinton campaign caused him to support Donald Trump. Activist DeRay McKesson said that West’s “strong support of Trump because Hillary didn’t make him feel strong is gross.” He also criticized the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery, calling it a “trap door.”

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Global News -
Kanye West meets with Trump for lunch, goes on 10-minute rant

U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed Kanye West to the White House on Thursday, and said the rapper “has been a friend for a long time.”

West credited Trump with stopping a potential war with North Korea and is encouraging Trump to swap his usual Air Force One jet for a hydrogen-powered plane. U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed Kanye West to the White House on Thursday, and said the rapper “has been a friend for a long time.”

Washington Post -
Here’s what happened at Kanye West’s incredibly bizarre meeting with Donald Trump

It was a head-scratching afternoon at the White House on Thursday as rapper Kanye West and so many of his opinions descended upon 1600 Penn. to discuss everything from North Korea to bipolar disorder with his “brother” President Trump. Sporting his now-signature “Make America Great Again” hat, West made his first trip to the executive mansion to move the needle on several issues close to his heart and, before he deleted it, his social media feed — among them prison reform, gang violence and his hometown of Chicago.

The Guardian -
Nikki Haley's departure reflects the chaos of Trump's foreign policy

As we learn more in the coming days and months, one thing is clear: the Trump administration’s foreign policy is in chaos, and there’s no one minding the store.

Regardless of the impulses driving specific policy decisions, US foreign policy under Trump on any given day appears to be propelled by whether or not the president is on a Twitter rampage. Or perhaps he just views foreign policy as a mano-a-mano showdown with each and every government – friends, allies, adversaries – over anything that smells of victory, from trade deficits to extorting allies for more money.

Reuters -
Trump's U.N. envoy Nikki Haley quits, denies 2020 ambitions

Nikki Haley announced on Tuesday she is resigning as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, but the rising Republican star immediately denied she was preparing to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election.

Sitting beside Trump in the Oval Office, Haley said her 18-month stint at the United Nations had been “an honor of a lifetime” and said she would stay on until the end of the year.

Global News -
Trump says next meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is in the works

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday plans were being made for his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and he thinks “incredible” progress has been made in U.S. talks with the long-isolated country. “Well it is happening and we’re setting that up right now,” Trump told reporters at the White House after announcing the resignation of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley.

Washington Post -
Nikki Haley resigns as Trump’s U.N. ambassador

U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley is stepping down at the end of the year, President Trump announced Tuesday as Haley sat by his side in the Oval Office.

Trump praised the work of the former governor of South Carolina, who was confirmed as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations shortly after Trump’s inauguration last year. “She’s done a fantastic job, and we’ve done a fantastic job together,” Trump said, adding that Haley has been “very special to me.”. Trump said Haley first told him about six months ago that she would like to “take a little time off” at the end of this year.

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