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Kanye West releases first advertisement for his presidential campaign 22 days ahead of election
Kanye West releases first advertisement for his presidential campaign 22 days ahead of election
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The rapper and a self-proclaimed contender for the presidency of the United States, Kanye West, has released his first campaign advertisement 22 days ahead of the election day.

In the video he shared on his Twitter account he states that "through prayer, faith can be restored" as he discusses how Americans in his opinion can and should focus on strengthening their religion and faith in order to improve the United States.

The end of the videos shows a message calling people to write his name into the ballot.

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Kanye West tweets he's trying to divorce Kim Kardashian, deletes tweet later
Kanye West tweets he's trying to divorce Kim Kardashian, deletes tweet later
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Kanye West has continued to tweet statements and delete them later from his official Twitter account.

He claims that his wife Kim Kardashian"tried to fly in with 2 doctors to 51/50 me" which refers to the law code in California that enables psychiatric patients to be held involuntarily. In addition, he has tweeted that the has "been trying to get divorced" after Kim Kardashian met with Meek Mill adding in stating tweet that "Kim was out of line". All tweets regarding that topic have been deleted but archived online.

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After his first rally Kanye West announces on Twitter to focus on his music again
After his first rally Kanye West announces on Twitter to focus on his music again
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On Monday evening, rapper Kanye West and potential US presidential candidate tweets that he wants to concentrate on his music again and dropped an album release for Friday. He left it open whether he is so focused on his music career again that he abandoned the election campaign. West announced an album release for Friday. He had previously written a few tweets that included his rally on Sunday, his familiar situation, and his mental health. In his tweets, he said his wife Kim Kardashian wanted to have him admitted to a psychiatric facility because of his rally on Sunday. After a short time, these tweets have been deleted.

Years ago the rapper Kanye West spoke openly about his bipolar illness and that he does not take any medication for it because he is afraid of losing his creativity through it.

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Kanye Wests holds first rally for his presidential campaign
Kanye Wests holds first rally for his presidential campaign
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The rapper and now contender for the presidency of the United States, Kanye West, has held his first rally and talked to potential voters in Charleston South Carolina. West talked about multiple topics including that his parents allegedly almost aborted him and that he is still in favour to keep abortions legal but "everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars".

He also stated that "Harriet Tubman never actually freed the slaves, she just had the slaves go work for other white people".

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SBA announces that Kanye West and Scientology have gotten loans under Covid-19 small-business loan program

The US Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that the Yeezy brand, by rapper Kanye West has gotten a loan of $5 million under the small-business loan program that is part of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The company had made around $1.3 billion in revenue in 2019 and claimed that the loan would save 160 jobs.

In addition to the Yeezy brand, the SBA has announced that the Church of Scientology has also received loans between $150,000 and $350,000 for three different locations.

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Rapper Kanye West announces that he is running for president of the United States
Rapper Kanye West announces that he is running for president of the United States
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The American rapper has publically announced on Twitter that he'll be running for the presidency of the United States stating that "We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future". He ended his tweet with the hashtag "#2020vision" indicating that he will compete in the upcoming elections in November.

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Kanye West announces that he'll pay the college tuition for George Floyd's daugther

A representative for Kanye West has announced that the artist has set up a 529 education plan to fully cover college tuition for Gianna Floy, the daughter of George Floyd who was murdered by the police. His death and the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor have sparked protests against racism and police brutality across the United States and other countries. West has also donated $2 million to support the families of the three killed people.