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Kanye West asks Donald Trump to be his running mate in 2024 Presidential election

By | Published on Thursday 24 November 2022

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Akon recently claimed that Kanye West’s spate of antisemitic comments over the last few months are all an attempt to draw votes away from Donald Trump in the next US presidential election. But what if it was actually an attempt to appeal to Trump himself? West says that, at a meeting with the former President yesterday, he asked Trump to be his running mate in 2024.

West tweeted that he had met Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, adding that he’d turned up late and inappropriately dressed. Still, this seemingly didn’t put him off making his big proposal.

“First time at Mar-a-Lago”, he wrote. “Rain and traffic. Can’t believe I kept President Trump waiting. And I had on jeans. Yikes. What [do] you guys think his response was when I asked him to be my running mate in 2024?”

The options in the attached poll were ‘That’s very Ye’ and ‘That’s very nay’. West’s followers cast their votes and overwhelmingly concluded that Trump had agreed to partner up with the rapper. Or maybe they just thought that asking the question was a very ‘Ye’ thing to do. To be honest, the options given in the survey could have been clearer.

It seems unlikely that Trump would want to run alongside West – particularly if that put him in the Vice President position. Trump’s not a deferring to a superior kind of guy, is he? Also, he might balk at another addition recently made to West’s campaign team.

Last weekend, West told X17 that he had hired former alt-right poster boy Milo Yiannopoulos as his campaign manager, after the two were seen together at the rapper’s studio in LA. A one-time ally of Trump, Yiannopoulos has since turned into a vocal critic of the ex-President.

West also gave X17’s reporter a preview of his campaign merch and spoke about his plans to unite the divided people of the United States. Not sure how working with Yiannopoulos and Trump is going to help with that.

But either way, that’s apparently West’s official announcement that he is indeed running for President in 2024. Trump, of course, also recently announced his plan to run for a second term. So unless West’s Twitter followers are correct, it seems increasingly likely they’ll be going up against each other in the big political contest, in one way or another.