On Thursday, in the West a I see on Twitter about himself in a side interview recounting his conversation with the former president. West said he visited Mar-a-Lago to ask Trump to be his 2024 presidential running mate. According to West, the two discussed topics of the conversation, which varied widely, with West stating that far-right conservative Nick Fuentes was “faithful” to Trump’s pardoning former Confederate prisoner Alice Johnson.
The video is one of three cryptic messages West posted on his Thanksgiving night I recently restored Twitter.
At one point in the first video, West said that Trump saved Johnson for West’s wife Kim Kardashian. Johnson is a former federal prisoner who was convicted and sentenced to life in prison without parole for his involvement in a cocaine-trafficking organization. Kardashian, who shares four children with West, got involved in Johnson’s 2018 case to convince Trump to grant clemency to Johnson, according to HuffPost article. Trump pardoned Johnson in 2020.
“It goes into this story about everything that went through to get Alicia Johnson out of custody and how Kim didn’t do it,” West said. “He did it for me.”
West added that Trump had come in for Kardashian’s insults, warning West to tell Kardashian what he said about her.
“I thought like a mother to my children,” West said.
Other topics of the conversation, according to West, included Trump yelling that West was going to lose the presidential campaign.
“I’m like, hold on, Trump,” West said. “You talk.”
This video has been viewed nearly 730,000 times. It’s unclear when the meeting between the two took place at Mar-a-Lago, but West, who now goes by You, broke the conversation on Twitter, which he posted on his account on Tuesday.
“What do you think his answer was when I asked him to be my running mate in 2024?” he sent.
A video of one of the three West posted on Thanksgiving night with the caption #ye24, alluding to the rapper’s recently announced 2024 run for president.
Other videos include an October conservative clip Fox News television personality Tucker Carlson talking about the controversial “White Lives Matter” shirt that West wore at the Paris rally, and a series of news stories surrounding West’s Adidas tie-ups and his anti-Semitic comments.