Kanye West Is Serious About Running for President, Taps Kim Kardashian West as 1 of His Advisors

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Just once you suppose 2020 can’t get any more odd, it throws one other curveball at you. Rapper Kanye West has formally introduced that he’s operating for president this yr. He has joked about operating for some time however now he’s apparently severe about attempting to get into the oval workplace. And who higher to assist him than his actuality star turned authorized advocate spouse Kim Kardashian West?

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Kanye proclaims his candidacy

On a day identified for its nationwide significance, West introduced that he was operating for president.

“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,” he tweeted on the Fourth of July.

West’s friend Elon Musk responded, providing West his full assist.

Kanye is severe about being president

When West first tweeted about operating for president, many individuals questioned if this might be some type of publicity stunt. But apparently, West has been desirous about operating for some time.

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“It’s when I was being offered the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Awards at MTV,” he informed Forbes. “I remember being at my mom’s house, my mother-in-law, because my house was being worked on, she calls me ‘son’ and I call her ‘mom,’ I was in the shower thinking, I write raps in the shower. It hit me to say, ‘you’re going to run for president’ and I started laughing hysterically, I was like this is the best, I’m going to go out there and they’re going to think I’m going to do these songs and do this for entertainment, how rigged awards shows are, and then say I’m president. And I just laughed in the shower, I don’t know for how long, but that’s the moment it hit me.”

He went on to say that he selected 2020 as his time to run due to its divine timing.

“God just gave me the clarity and said it’s time,” he informed the outlet. “You know I was out there, ended up in the hospital, people were calling me crazy. I’m not crazy. Between all of the influences and the positions that we can be put in as musicians—you go on tour, you put out all these albums, and you look up and you don’t have any money in your account. It can drive you crazy, through all of that I was looking crazy because it wasn’t the time. Now it’s time. And we’re not going crazy, we’re going Yeezy, it’s a whole ‘notha level now. N-O-T-H-A.”

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Who helps Kanye West?

Though some would possibly evaluate West’s rhetoric to Trump’s, West is fast to confess that he’s getting assist from others to brush up on the issues he doesn’t learn about.

“I’m speaking with experts, I’m going to speak with Jared Kushner, the White House, with Biden,” West mentioned. Right now, his advisors are Kardashian West and Musk. He has already requested Musk to be the top of his area program.

West appears to be heading full steam into his presidential marketing campaign although he has not filed the right paperwork with the Federal Election Committee to be included on the poll and the deadline has handed in a number of states.

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