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Kanye West Makes 4th of July Declaration: ‘I Am Running for President of the United States’

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Way back in 2015 at the VMAs, Kanye West vowed to run for president in 2020. Everyone laughed it off at the time as a ruse and it seemed ridiculous at the time, but apparently he wasn’t kidding!

On the 4th of July, West declared that he’s running for president.

Don’t believe us? See it for yourself.

If that’s not enough to process on a holiday, get this: West says that Elon Musk has endorsed his candidacy. So that’s what that meeting earlier in the week was about…

Guess the noted Trump supporter isn’t voting for the president like he said he would as recently as April. And now Trump’s hope to run against Kanye, something that Trump himself said he wanted in 2015, is actually happening (if Kanye gets his paperwork in on time). Don’t be surprised though, if this is similar to what Kid Rock did in 2016 when he threatened to run for Senate but ended up using it as album promo.

Happy 4th of July everyone!

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