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Politics Rapper Kanye West announces U.S. presidential bid on Twitter

05:50  05 july  2020
05:50  05 july  2020 Source:   reuters.com

Kanye West Says He’s Running for President and Twitter Explodes

  Kanye West Says He’s Running for President and Twitter Explodes Kanye West says he’s running for president. It’s not clear if the musician is serious, or if this is a publicity stunt for himself or a project unrelated to the presidency. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); West’s Saturday night Twitter post instantly went viral, with more than 100,000 retweets within the first hour. West has 29.3 million followers on Twitter.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - American rapper Kanye West, a vocal supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, announced on Saturday that he would run for president in 2020 in an apparent challenge to Trump and his presumptive Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.

Kanye West et al. sitting at a table: Rapper Kanye West speaks during meeting with U.S. President Trump at the White House in Washington © Reuters/KEVIN LAMARQUE Rapper Kanye West speaks during meeting with U.S. President Trump at the White House in Washington

"We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States," West wrote in a Twitter post, adding an American flag emoji and the hashtag "#2020VISION".

Kanye West says he's running for president. But he hasn't actually taken any steps

  Kanye West says he's running for president. But he hasn't actually taken any steps Kanye West said on Saturday that he is running for president in the 2020 US election, an apparent challenge to go head-to-head with President Donald Trump. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); "We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future," West tweeted. "I am running for president of the United States! #2020VISION."West tweeted his plans days after teasing a new song and announcing a new album titled "God's Country.

Campaign launch: Kanye West has announced that he' s running for president of the United States, with just four months until election day Presidential bid : The 21-time Grammy winner celebrated Independence Day with the announcement on Twitter , which was met with mixed reactions.

Kanye West Officially Announces 2020 Presidential Run: With an endorsement from Elon Musk. For a while now chatter has popped up about the rapper looking into running for president and his ties to politics, having a number of meetings with current president Donald Trump.

It was not immediately clear if West was serious about vying for the presidency four months before the Nov. 3 election or if he had filed any official paperwork to appear on state election ballots.

The deadline to add independent candidates to the ballot has not yet passed in many states.

West and his equally famous wife Kim Kardashian West have visited Trump in the White House.

At one meeting in October 2018, West delivered a rambling, profanity-laden speech in which he discussed alternative universes and his diagnosis of bipolar disorder, which he said was actually sleep deprivation.

Elon Musk, the chief executive of electric-car maker Tesla and another celebrity known for eccentric outbursts, endorsed West's Twitter post: "You have my full support!" he wrote.

(Reporting by Julia Harte; Editing by Mary Milliken and Clarence Fernandez)

American Planned Parenthood responds to Kanye West's accusations .
© WENN.com Kanye West has been widely criticized by Planned Parenthood officials for stating that abortion was "the work of the devil" and claiming that "white supremacists" were behind the association for the defense of women's rights.

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