Kanye West as a US presidential candidate? Trump smiles mildly away from rapper idea – “He could …”

Must read

Belarus crisis: Lukashenko talks about a phone call with Putin and implies interference by the Russian military

Belarus crisis: Opposition fears bad things because of EU sanctions - "The time is not yet ripe"Belarus crisis: After violence against demonstrators - EU...

Postal voting because of Corona: Trump fears “biggest fraud in history” – Obama loses his composure

US election 2020: Trump believes postal ballot papers will be sent to "dead and dogs"Letter election in the USA: Obama takes Trump down2020 US...

Test “poor certificate”: A sentence flies around Söder’s ears – even a well-known politician affected by the breakdown

Corona debacle: Söder apologizes - at least for the rest of the state governmentSöder and Huml: Details on the resignation offer - Black Peter...

Virologist tells of disastrous school preparations: Lanz reacts stunned – “Sorry …”

Corona talk at Markus Lanz (ZDF): Virologist does not want to talk about the second waveCorona in Germany: PCR test is very accurate -...

Kanye West as US President? Elon Musk supports ideas

US hammer: singer wants to be next president – he was one of Trump’s biggest supporters

USA / election: Kanye West wants to be next president – he was one of Trump’s biggest supporters

USA: Kanye West vs. Trump – Rapper commented on videos on racism debate

Trump talks corona crisis down

Interesting too

more on the subject

Most read articles

Comments

An overview of our services for you

service

Show

Subscription

about us

We use cookies to offer you a better user experience.
By using our services, you consent to our use of cookies.
Further information

“There will come a time …”

The US singer surprisingly announces his presidential candidacy for 2020 and thus competes with Trump. This comments.

Update from July 8, 7:08 a.m.: The incumbent US President has now also decided on the project of his previous supporter Kanye West voiced. He described the whole thing as “very interesting”. “He could. He is a very interesting person, ”said Donald Trump towards the journalists. However, he doubts that the rapper will be able to register in enough states for the November election. But it could be “Test run” for election in four years, Trump said.

EXCLUSIVE: Kanye West in 2020? Trump Says It Would Be ‘A Great Trial Run’ https://t.co/LyPdvKBMsR

Update of July 5, 2020, 2:55 p.m .: Many of his fans doubted whether the rapper Kanye West is serious about his announcement or whether it is more of a PR gag. Reality TV star Kim Kardashian’s husband also only had four months to convince US voters.

Apparently convinced of West Tesla boss Elon Musk. He tweeted in response: “You have my full support!” In the short message service, “Kanye” became the most tweeted term after hundreds of thousands of followers responded to the announcement.

Neither Trump, who recently dismissed warnings from his daughter Ivanka about the corona virus, nor his democratic rival Joe Biden so far responded to West’s announcement. The president, who has been criticized for his reaction to the corona pandemic as well as anti-racism protests, has been lagging behind Biden in polls for weeks. In addition, the supposedly most powerful man in the world also has to fight with a new, influential opponent.

First message from July 5, 2020:

Washington – Donald Trump * gets competition in the election campaign. Kanye West wants that US presidents to challenge in the November election. The musician and multi-billion dollar entrepreneur, who has excelled in the past as Trump’s supporter, shared his ambitions on Saturday via Twitter: “We must now fulfill America’s promises by trusting God, uniting our vision and building our future. I’m running for president of the United States! “

west tagged his announcement with the keyword “# 2020Vision”. The 43-year-old chose the symbolic independence day of the United States. He did not give details of his shortly announced presidential candidacy. Kim Kardashian’s husband has only four months to convince US voters.

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! # 2020VISION

The rapper was one of the early supporters of President Trump. In 2018, Trump received West at the White House *, where the musician hugged the President and released a curse of expressions in front of the cameras, as they came from the office of the US presidents are never heard otherwise. West assured the head of state that year that he loved him.

2019 relativized west his support for Trump * though. It was only one way to annoy the US Democrats. At the same time, the rapper announced his own ambitions: “There will be a time when I will be President of the United States,” he predicted.

At the end of June, West published a musical commentary on the current Racism debate in the United States. A video of his song “Wash Us In The Blood” showed pictures of the nationwide anti-racism protests.

How high West’s chances are remains to be seen. Democrat Joe Biden is considered a promising candidate * to overthrow Trump. According to recent surveys, Biden’s options are not too bad.

Trump himself * in the middle of the worsening Corona crisis used Independence Day celebrations for dark and polarizing messages. Of the US president made a speech to the nation against demonstrators and opponents – as it did on the eve of the traditionally apolitical holiday. “We will never allow an angry mob to tear down our statues or erase our history,” Trump said on Saturday (local time). He did not mention the number of corona deaths with any syllable. * Merkur.de is part of the Ippen-Digital network

Rubric list image: © AFP / SEBASTIAN SMITH

Forgot your password? Register now

The fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory.

More articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest article

Belarus crisis: Lukashenko talks about a phone call with Putin and implies interference by the Russian military

Belarus crisis: Opposition fears bad things because of EU sanctions - "The time is not yet ripe"Belarus crisis: After violence against demonstrators - EU...

Postal voting because of Corona: Trump fears “biggest fraud in history” – Obama loses his composure

US election 2020: Trump believes postal ballot papers will be sent to "dead and dogs"Letter election in the USA: Obama takes Trump down2020 US...

Test “poor certificate”: A sentence flies around Söder’s ears – even a well-known politician affected by the breakdown

Corona debacle: Söder apologizes - at least for the rest of the state governmentSöder and Huml: Details on the resignation offer - Black Peter...

Virologist tells of disastrous school preparations: Lanz reacts stunned – “Sorry …”

Corona talk at Markus Lanz (ZDF): Virologist does not want to talk about the second waveCorona in Germany: PCR test is very accurate -...

Protests in Belarus: turn around dead protesters – did he die differently?

Protests in Belarus: white clothes and braceletsProtests in Belarus: flowers and balloonsProtests in Belarus: fist, heart and victory signProtests in Belarus: anthem ...