WASHINGTON – Rapper Kanye West has been invited to the White House.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says West plans to have lunch with President Donald Trump on Thursday and meet with Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Sanders said Tuesday that they will talk about manufacturing, prison reform, preventing gang violence and reducing violence in Chicago, where West grew up.
Trump recently tweeted the praise for West, who closed a "Saturday Night Live" show with a "Make America Great Again" hat and delivered an unscripted pro-Trump message after the credits ended.
West is married to reality TV star Kim Kardashian West, who urged Trump to pardon a drug criminal this year and has met with senior advisors on criminal justice reform.
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