In a new interview with Forbes, rapper Kanye West says he’s done with supporting Trump and is serious about running for President.
Some critics fear Kanye West could take votes away from Joe Biden.
President Trump has now reacted and brushed it off without much concern.
Per TheHill “He is always going to be for us, and his wife is going to be for us,” Trump said Thursday in an interview with Fox News’s Sean Hannity, referring to West and reality TV star Kim Kardashian West.
Trump brushed off comments that West made earlier this week, telling Forbes that he is “taking the red hat off,” referring to Trump’s signature red “Make America Great Again” campaign baseball caps.
Trump did not, however, criticize West in his interview with Hannity and maintained that he thinks West will support him in his reelection bid.
“[He’s a] very good guy. He is a person that I get along with very well,” Trump said. “At the end I think he would support us over anyone else, we have to stop the radical left from taking over our country.”
West tweeted last week that he would be running for president in November’s election, despite having missed the filing deadline to get on the ballot in most states.
The rapper told Forbes he thinks he can argue that he should be allowed extra time due the coronavirus pandemic.
“I’m speaking with experts, I’m going to speak with Jared Kushner, the White House, with [Joe] Biden,” he said.