Here’s what happened at Kanye West’s incredibly freaky meeting with Donald Trump

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Rapper Kanye West, left, speaks during a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump as NHL Hall of Famer Jim Brown looks on in the Oval office of the White House on October 11, 2018 in Washington, DC.

"I love Hillary. I love everyone, but the campaign 'I'm With Her, ' just didn't make me feel as a guy, who didn't get to see his dad all the time, like a guy that could play catch with his son. Not legal guns. We have the right to bear arms", West said when a reporter asked him about the debate over gun violence in America and gun control.

Trump had said that "stop-and-frisk works". "That's my favorite superhero".

In June, Trump commuted the life sentence of a woman for a first-time drug offense whose cause was taken up by celebrity Kanye West's wife, Kim Kardashian West. Alice Marie Johnson, a 63-year-old from Tennessee, had served more than 20 years in prison on drug conspiracy and money laundering charges.

It was easy to believe from the video, judging by his animated motions while sitting across from President Trump.

When Mr. West stopped his monologue for a moment, the president commented, "I'll tell you what, that was pretty impressive". "That was quite something".

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"Only after 2024", West responded. The president said the session "was just set up to be a lunch of two people I like". Also attending is former National Football League great Jim Brown, a civil rights leader who has met with Trump previously.

But the encounter veered into many more topics, a lot of them having to do with the administration's accomplishments.

But Trump, whose finances have come under scrutiny and who is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller, said he doesn't need the money.

West credited Trump with stopping a potential war with North Korea and is encouraging Trump to swap his usual Air Force One jet for a hydrogen-powered plane. "We solved one of the biggest problems". "If we could do it a different way, Kanye, I'm totally open". Very shortly we'll have the strongest military we've ever had.

Talking at speed on everything from Trump's protectionist trade polices to black gun crime and "infinite amounts of universe", Kanye left the normally talkative president nearly speechless with his performance.

"I love this guy right here!" "Those in the music business say he's a genius, and that's okay with me".

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