President Trump praised Kanye West on Friday for helping his approval rating with African Americans, after his support from black men surged from 11 percent to 22 percent last week, according to a Reuters tracking poll.
“Kanye West must have some power because you probably saw, I doubled my African-American poll numbers,” Trump told a crowd gathered for the National Rifle Association’s annual legislative conference in Dallas.
“Thank you, Kanye,” he added.
The hip-hop legend revealed in a series of tweets last week that he supports the Trump administration and was disappointed by former President Barack Obama’s inability to curb the violence and poverty in his hometown of Chicago during his eight years in office.
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