Trump lunches with Kanye West, will talk justice reform

Trump lunches with Kanye West, will talk justice reform

Kanye West and President Trump's agenda for their Thursday sitdown will include signing new legislation that could potentially put more money in Kanye's pocket. Also attending is former National Football League great Jim Brown, a civil rights leader who has met with Trump previously.

The New York Times initially revealed the details of West's visit, purportedly to discuss prison reform with Jared Kushner and Chicago job creation with President Trump.

West is married to reality television star Kim Kardashian West, who pushed Trump to grant a pardon for a drug offender this year.

Trump claims Kanye West as a friend and a "different kind of a guy" whose big following in the African-American community helped boost his approval ratings.

West ended a September 29 performance of "Saturday Night Live" by delivering an unaired pro-Trump speech that drew catcalls from the audience.

Kanye West's meeting with President Trump might be mocked by some, but the pairs relationship may have a positive impact on the music industry.

During the "Weekend Update" segment of the latest episode of "Saturday Night Live", cast member Pete Davidson described West a "musical genius" - but that's it. "But I don't want to hear Joey Chestnut's opinions about things that aren't hot dog-related".

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