Kanye West at the White House

13 October, 2018, 06:31 | Author: Norman Carr
  • Kanye West shows Donald Trump his mobile phone in the Oval Office

CNN has actually run into a cloud of controversy recently due to its coverage of Kanye West's support for the president of the United States.

Host Chris Wallace later chimed in: "This same guy, Kanye, said George W. Bush didn't care about black people during [Hurricane] Katrina".

"I think his isolation and disconnect with people, plus his fascination with power and fame has him a little", he said. He also criticized the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery, calling it a "trap door".

Added West: "If he don't look good, we don't look good".

Musician Kanye West jumped on top of a table at a Washington, D.C., Apple store following his widely publicized sit-down with President Trump and gave an impromptu 10-minute "keynote" speech, according to a reporter with Religion News Service, per The Washington Post.

"I tell you what: That was pretty impressive", the president said.

Axl Rose, lead singer of the legendary rock band Guns N' Roses, called Kanye West's meeting with President Donald Trump on Thursday a "joke".

"You'd better play 4D chess with me like - it's Minority Report because it ain't that simple".

Regarding the 13th Amendment, which West has been criticized for saying should be abolished, he said, "Why would you keep something around that's a trap door? That was the moment, that's the thing that drove them over the edge", Klavan said. "Hurricane Michael screw you, we've got insane to cover", he said.

Kimmel was not the only late-night comedian to discuss the meeting, with The Daily Show host Trevor Noah left speechless by Trump describing West's rant as "very impressive".

"So Kanye West hugged the President, that's the thing that drove everybody insane".

He told Trump: "My dad and my mom separated, so there was not a lot of male energy in my home, and also I'm married to a family that, you know, not a lot of male energy, going on - it's handsome though".



Trump warns there is 'a lot more' he can do to China
The US dollar has strengthened against a range of currencies this year as American interest rates have risen. Commenting on this week's plunge in stock markets, Mnuchin called it a "natural correction", CNBC reported.

International Monetary Fund retains India's growth rate at 7.3% in 2018
While the damage from an all-out trade war wouldn't be catastrophic, slow growth can also pose problems. It said interest rates could go up quickly depending on events in the US.

U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson leaves Turkey
Sanctions, trade tariffs and the threat of more had led US-Turkey relations to nosedive - and with them, the Turkish lira . Brunson flew out from Izmir's global airport on late Saturday evening, hours after a local court ordered his release.

Storm Callum: Donegal's coastal areas 'vulnerable'
Rainfall is expected to reach up to 10cm and could cause flooding, as well as making driving conditions hard for those affected. Pembrokeshire County Council is also warning residents to be aware of the potential for danger and disruption.

President Trump, Kanye West to have White House lunch
When a reporter noted that Trump has said he supports stop-and-frisk, West said, "We're going to discuss it". He called himself a "crazy motherfucker". "It was from the soul", West replied.

South Africa's finance minister Nhlanhla Nene resigns
During his tenure as Minister of Finance, Mr Nene served the people and government of South Africa with diligence and ability. Ramaphosa said Nene wrote to him on Tuesday requesting to step down‚ and he had made a decision to accede to the request.

Tanushree Dutta files police complaint against Nana Patekar, Ganesh Acharya
Last week, on being confronted by the media, he said he had answered the questions about it 10 years ago. Tanushree had sent a written complaint to MSCW on October 8 stating what had happened in the year 2008.

Intel 9th generation processors announced
The Core i9-9900K has eight cores and 16 threads, clocked at 3.6GHZ and up to 5GHz with a 16MB cache and 95W TDP. Whether or not Intel's 9th-gen speedup matters to you depends on how recently you've upgraded your current PC.

Modric v Ronaldo rematch as Ballon d'Or nominees unveiled
The Ballon d'Or , a prestigious award that was first presented in 1956, is given to the best player of the year. In another first, the best under-21 player will receive the Kopa Trophy.

Packers' Geronimo Allison still going through concussion protocol
The receivers who potentially could be in the lineup on Sunday have a combined two catches for 41 yards and zero touchdowns. That's now two missed practices for Adams, which isn't a good sign for his availability on Sunday against the Lions.