He went on, "People expect that if you're black you have to be Democrat".
But he said, "this hat, it gives me power".
Donald Trump hosts lunch Thursday for star rapper Kanye West in the latest push to portray his presidency as being on the side of blacks, rather than only the overwhelmingly white voter block behind his surprise election.
U.S. stocks tumble for a second day
Meanwhile struggling retailer Sears was in focus as the Wall Street Journal reported that it was preparing to file for bankruptcy. The communication services sector also rose 0.49 percent on Thursday, with Facebook and Alphabet both rising 1.4 percent.
It was a head-scratching afternoon at the White House on Thursday as rapper Kanye West and some of his many opinions descended upon 1600 Penn.to discuss everything from North Korea to bipolar disorder with his "brother" President Donald Trump.
And he dropped an f-bomb in the process, saying that Trump may not have expected "a insane -- like Kanye West" to support him, according to AP reporter Jonathan Lemire. He also described West as a "smart cookie".
The rapper also spoke against stop-and-frisk policing policies, which Trump recently expressed support for.
However, in front of reporters, West went off on a litany of subjects, including how his "Make America Great Again" hat makes him feel like Superman. "I just channeled it", West responded. "I am open-minded", Trump said.
When asked by a reporter if West, who has teased a presidential run in the past, was a viable candidate for commander-in-chief, Trump said that the rapper "could very well be". "That's from the heart". He was fresh off a Saturday Night Live performance two weeks ago that included another multi-minute spiel about how much he worships the president. Gallup also found just 10 percent of African-Americans approve of the job Trump is doing. It's lovely though! But there's times where, you know, it's something about - I love Hillary.
"I tell you what, that was pretty impressive", Trump said after West had finished speaking.
What could help Chicago, West said, was the opening up of industries and tax breaks.
West added that he won't "answer questions that are simple soundbites" as "you are tasting a fine wine that has multiple notes to it". He said the hat given to him by the president was like "a Superman cape".
West brought up a topic he had mentioned earlier at the White House, saying he had designed an "updated hat that says "make America great" but with out the "again" and Trump wore it.' It was his take on Trump's 'Make America Great Again" slogan.
Channel24, South Africa's largest entertainment website, will be providing live updates as the royal wedding day unfolds. Eugenie is the 28-year-old daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson , and ninth in line for the throne.
While Chinese nationals got access to two new areas visa-free or visa-on-arrival, it still slide down tow places to just 71st. The index measures passport power by the number of destinations the holder can visit without arranging a visa first .
Shafiq commenced with a stylish drive and conventional sweep before smoking Nathan Lyon (2 for 58) for a six over mid-wicket. Khawaja, at the other end, remained unfazed and finally found an ally in debutant Head to battle it out in the middle.
Sign in to your account at http://plus.google.com/downgrade and follow the instructions to delete your Google + profile. The Alphabet-owned company also said Monday it would curtail developer access to user data on Android phones and Gmail.
A boy that was injured by an aftershock receives treatment at the general hospital in Port-de-Paix, Haiti, Sunday , Oct. 7, 2018. In the town of Gros-Morne, one bed was covered in rubble, while the exterior walls of some homes were visibly cracked.
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Speaking through tears, Valerie Abeling, said her niece Erin, 34, and her husband Shane, 30, also paid tribute to the couple. Witnesses said they saw pedestrians who had been hit trying to enter the Apple Barrel during the crash, according to WNYT .
The bug meant that apps also had access to Profile fields that were shared with the user, but not marked as public. The bug allowed app developers to access information like names, email addresses, occupation, gender and more.
Northern Florida Hit Hard By Powerful Hurricane Michael
There has been only one storm with higher sustained wind speeds this far north in the Gulf of Mexico: Hurricane Camille in 1969. Patricia Mulligan said she survived Hurricane Andrew in 1992, only to encounter the wrath of another storm Wednesday.
Made by Google Pixel 3 XL launch
The Google Home Hub will support voice assistant, and it will also come with built-in support for YouTube and other Google apps. However, the main underline of the event will be the new Pixel 3 series which will comprise of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL .
Indonesia quake-tsunami death toll tops 1,700
Debris would be cleared and areas hit by liquefaction would be turned into parks and sports venues and will include memorials. Eight victims in black body bags were arranged in a row at the crumpled neighbourhood of Balaroa, destined for a mass grave.
McConnell says Kavanaugh fight widens gender gap
The jurist had already been officially sworn in Saturday soon after the Senate voted 50-48 to confirm his appointment. Lindsey Graham has been the subject of speculation about the job , but Graham said this week he has no interest.
Michael is hurricane, more watches issued for growing storm
Latest report shows Michael carrying 75 miles per hour max sustained winds with wind gusts exceeding 100 miles per hour . The Florida Panhandle is on alert as Tropical Storm Michael works its way to the northern part of the Sunshine State.
Aguero nominated for Ballon d'Or
De Bruyne was nominated for helping his club win the Premier League and his country reach the World Cup semi-finals. Kylian Mbappe is third-favourite after winning the World Cup with France at the age of 19, with 6-1 odds.