Trump lunches with Kanye West, will talk justice reform

President Donald Trump is having lunch Thursday with rapper Kanye West, who he calls a longtime friend.

Mr. Trump is set to meet with West during a working lunch, where the two will discuss prison and sentencing reform.

When West declared in 2015 he would run for president in 2020 during a 2015 VMAs acceptance speech, Trump, then just a presidential candidate, was not fazed, and welcomed the competition.

Stay tuned for more news on Kanye West's White House visit.

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"He's said very nice things about me in the past ... extremely positive things", Trump said. Reports state that their meeting is scheduled on the same day as of the signing of new legislation that has the potential to benefit Yeezy and his artistic colleagues financially.

In a almost 10-minute long speech in the Oval Office, West says he was pressured not to wear his red "Make America Great Again". Trump previously justified the rally by saying he can not disappoint the people who lined up to see him, and today, he stuck to his position by saying "I had very little heat other than the natural haters, which there are obviously some".

Other music industry representatives that will attend the signing include Neil Portnow, the Recording Academy CEO, RIAA president Mitch Glazier, and vocal Trump supporter Kid Rock.

"There were people who said Trump would never win", West said in the interview. "When he sees that African-American unemployment is the lowest in history, you know people are watching".

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