Kanye West Announces 2020 Presidential Run

Written by on July 5, 2020

Kanye West is making it official.

On the Fourth of July, the billionaire rapper-entrepreneur took to Twitter to make a giant announcement–he’s working for president in 2020.

“We should now understand the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our imaginative and prescient and constructing our future,” tweeted Ye. “I’m working for president of the US 🇺🇸! #2020VISION.”

His announcement was met with combined reactions. Elon Musk was amongst those that stated Kanye has his vote. “You will have my full help!” tweeted the Tesla CEO, whereas Mark Cuban added, “If there was Rank Alternative voting accessible and Kanye West was on the poll with Joe Biden and Donald Trump, I’d have Kanye West forward of Donald Trump.”

Kim Kardashian responded to her husband’s announcement by retweeting his message, together with the American flag emoji.

Kanye first introduced his plans to run for president in 2020 whereas on stage on the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards earlier than delaying his run to 2024 to permit President Trump a second time period.

In October 2018, he met with Trump on the White Home to debate felony justice reform. “Trump is on his hero’s journey proper now,” stated Ye throughout their assembly within the Oval Workplace. “And he won’t have anticipated to have a loopy motherfu**er like Kanye West run up and help, however greatest consider we’re going to make America nice.”

West additionally shared his political aspirations in the course of the Quick Firm Innovation Pageant in November 2019. “After I run for president in 2024, we gonna undoubtedly…” he stated earlier than being interrupted by laughter from the group. “What y’all laughing at? We’d create so many roles! I’m not going to run, I’m going to stroll. If you see headlines saying Kanye’s loopy—one in three African Individuals are in jail and all of the celebrities are in jail additionally as a result of they’ll’t say nothing, they obtained no opinion, they’re so scared!”

However it could be too late for him to enter the 2020 race. West has reportedly but to register as a candidate to get on state election ballots and has already missed the deadline for states together with Indiana, New York, and Texas.

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