Trump lunches with Kanye West, will talk justice reform

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"He can speak for me anytime he wants", Trump said, gratefully.

West said that he brought a newly designed hat that simply stated: "Make America Great".

Looking at Trump, he said, "You made a Superman cape for me". That's my favorite super hero.

Mr. Trump, speaking to reporters at the signing of the "Save Our Seas Act" addressing ocean debris Wednesday, said he won't fire Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. Trump has publicly criticized Kaepernick and other NFL players for anthem protests and called for the league to impose stiff penalties on them.

"You know when you work with a creator like Kanye West, you don't get mainstream".

There's no word on if Kid Rock, who was also spotted arriving at the White House on Thursday, was around during the conversation.

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"I was in Washington probably 17 times in my life", President Trump told "Fox and Friends". "That was quite something". West grew up and recently said he planned to return, according to the person briefed on the meeting. The president said the session "was just set up to be a lunch of two people I like".

The pre-lunch meeting was also attended by former US football player Jim Brown and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner. Trump said Brown "came out of nowhere" to help with criminal justice issues.

But the encounter veered into many more topics, a lot of them having to do with the administration's accomplishments. West also argued that Trump deserved more respect, saying: "if he don't look good, we don't look good".

West also had some clarification about his mental health.

He added, "Day one, solved one of his biggest problems. He might not have thought he'd have a insane mother-- like [me]". After a quick lunch, Trump and Kanye will probably sit down to hash out West's 2024 campaign strategy, because that's where all this is really headed, isn't it?

"I love this guy right here", West said, walking behind the desk to hug the seated president.

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