Chicago native and star rapper Kanye West held court in the Oval Office Thursday as he met with President Donald Trump and expounded on a wide variety of topics.
West, who has been an outspoken supporter of the president, wore a “Make America Great Again” hat during the meeting and even advocated for the president to dump Air Force One in favor of a hydrogen-powered plane.
Here are some of the highlights from the presser:
Did….Did Kanye Just Reveal His Phone Password? (0:00)
That seems like a pretty simple passcode….
West Reveals Why He Sports a “MAGA” Hat (0:05):
“They tried to scare me into not wearing this hat,” he said. “This hat gives me power in a way. My dad and my mom separated so I didn’t have a lot of male energy. Also, I’m married to a family that doesn’t have a lot of male energy. The campaign ‘I’m With Her’ didn’t make me feel like a guy that could play catch with his son. This hat made me feel like Superman.”
West Claims He Was Mis-Diagnosed With Bi-Polar Disorder (0:55)
“He said I had sleep deprivation that would cause dementia where in 20 years I wouldn’t even remember my son’s name,” he said. “I would have taken my son to a Sox game and I wouldn’t have even been able to remember his name from a misdiagnosis.”
Opposing Trump Rhetoric, Kanye Says 'Chi-Raq' is Getting Safer (1:17)
“Our murder rate is actually going down by 20 percent,” he said. “I just met with (Police Superintendent) Eddie Johnson and Rahm’s right-hand man.”
“People Expect That If You’re Black You Have to be a Democrat” (1:41)
Fossil Fuels are Old News to Kanye (1:54)
“It’s a hydrogen powered plane, and this is what our president should be flying in,” he said of a prototype that he showed the president.
For Kanye’s full monologue with the president: