Mar-a-Lago was just days away from having their dinner. Ye — the rapper previously known as Kanye West — and white supremacist political activist Nick Fuentes, Donald Trump Calling now Ye You can find more information at “seriously troubled man.”
It was Trump’s third attempt on Truth Social to backpedal from his hugely controversial meeting last Tuesday with Holocaust denier Fuentes and Ye, whose antisemitic message (in which he vowed not to go) was a blatant lie “death con 3” Twitter has recently blocked accounts relating to Jewish people.
“So I help a seriously troubled man, who just happens to be black,” Trump Saturday, I wrote “very much needed ‘advice.’” Ye It has “always been good to me,” Trump added.
The former president insisted yet again in the post that he didn’t know Fuentes, who accompanied Ye to dinner.
As of Saturday night Ye Had not yet responded Trump’s latest Truth Social message. He spoke out about his diagnosis of bipolar disorder, which he also refers to as “a” in the Truth Social message. “super power.”
Fuentes Trump Was “very impressed” According to him, Ye. Sources The New York Times And Axios That Trump Fuentes were even praised during the dinner. “He gets me,” According to the Times, the former president stated these words.
However, in each of these posts Trump He stated that he didn’t know who Fuentes was.
Fuentes himself weighed in on the topic Friday on his podcast.
“I don’t think he knew that I was me at the dinner” — at least initially, Fuentes laughed. “Let’s put it that way. I don’t know if I’m gonna say he didn’t know me. I’m not sure about that.”
Fuentes is a high profile right-wing extremist, who is supported and defended by key allies TrumpReps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar (both R-Ga.) are examples of such lawmakers. Fuentes organized a conference for white supremacists in which both lawmakers spoke. The incident sparked heated controversy that was prominently and widely covered by the media. However, it was not reported by mainstream media. Trump.
As for Ye’s appalling statements about Jews, Trump In an earlier Truth Social post, I highlighted that Ye “expressed no antisemitism” — at the dinner. Trump It was noted that he “appreciated all of the nice things [Ye] he said about me on ‘Tucker Carlson.’”
On Friday, the first video of the dinner was shown. YeThe man claimed that he was asking Trump To be his Vice President, and that Trump “screamed” At him.
Former governor of New Jersey Chris Christie (R) told the Times Friday Trump’s dinner makes him an “untenable” Nominated candidate for president
“This is just another example of an awful lack of judgment from Donald Trump,” Christie may also run for the presidency, he said.
Matt Brooks (chief executive of Republican Jewish Coalition) issued a statement. He did not name anyone. Trump, saying: “We strongly condemn the virulent antisemitism of Kanye West and Nick Fuentes, and call on all political leaders to reject their messages of hate and refuse to meet with them.”
A message from the U.S. was also retweeted by The Republican Jewish Coalition. David M. Friedman, Ambassador to Israel. Trump He met with both the antisemitic and Jewish leaders. Ye Fuentes and “unacceptable.”