Late Registration: Kanye West Says He Will Run for President


Rapper Kanye West is seated while meeting with President Donald Trump and others in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Rapper, producer, reality TV family member Kanye West once again declared he is running for president. The announcement was made on July 4, while President Trump was delivering a contentious speech in front of Mount Rushmore. Ye has called Trump the father he never had.

Republicans and Democrats have voiced concerned that Kanye West could pull votes from President Trump and Joe Biden. If this is a genuine campaign, Kanye will not appear on many state ballots because he missed deadlines to declare for president.

Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Bureau Chief April Ryan’s White House Report:

FILE – In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Kanye West will visit the White House on Thursday to meet with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner talk about manufacturing in America, gang violence, prison reform and Chicago violence. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
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