In the course of the 90-minute meeting at which he discussed the government shutdown, Trump said that West was “smart, a good guy,” according to CNBC reporter Ylan Q. Mui.
Aaaaand @kanyewest gets a shoutout in this hourlong POTUS cabinet meeting. Trump calls him smart, a good guy. Welcome to 2019!
— Ylan Q. Mui (@ylanmui) January 2, 2019
On Monday, West went on Trump’s go-to social media platform, Twitter, to say he has carried over his support of the president into 2019, writing, “Trump all day.”
He added that he will wear his “Make America Great Again” (MAGA) hat for future performances.
Trump all day
— ye (@kanyewest) January 1, 2019
The two met at a much-discussed meeting at the White House in October where the rapper told Trump that wearing the MAGA hat makes him feel like “Superman.”
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Teddy is a multimedia journalist who serves as the culture and political writer for EBONY. His work has appeared in NBC's Owned and Operated stations, as well as DNAInfo, which covered local neighborhood news in New York City. He received his Masters in Journalism from the Craig Newmark School of Journalism at CUNY in 2017.