West dominated the conversation with a series of monologues that touched on social policy, mental health, endorsement deals and his support for the president.
"The problem is illegal guns", West replied.
At one point a reporter asked Trump whether West could be a future presidential candidate.
West, who received harsh criticism for suggesting slavery was a "choice, " told Trump that "we have to release the love [throughout] the country. we don't have the reparations but we have the 13th Amendment".
"Well if he doesn't then he gets overruled by me, because I make the decisions, he doesn't", Trump said.
West concluded the entertaining news conference by declaring, "I love this guy right here", and giving the president a hug.
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That is the same Aaron Boone whose 11th-inning homer in Game 7 of the 2003 AL Championship Series beat the Red Sox . "We like to hear that song sometimes when we win a big game".
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West also argued that Mr Trump deserved more respect, saying: "If he don't look good, we don't look good".
West also mentioned North Korea and said, to Trump, "You stopped the war". "This hat gives me power in a way", the rapper and entertainer said.
West also banged his fist on the Oval Office's famed Resolute Desk and discussed his bipolar diagnosis.
After several minutes of silence and listening intently, the president said: "I tell you what that was pretty impressive, folks. that was quite something". Trump has publicly criticized Kaepernick and other NFL players for anthem protests and called for the league to impose stiff penalties on them. "I just channeled it". He also said he won't consider running for president "until 2024", instead voicing his support for Mr. Trump. "I didn't want to put you in that position".
West's visit comes after his wife, reality TV star Kim Kardashian, successfully lobbied the president to commute the sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, who had been convicted on drug charges.
"I'd like to find a lot of people like Alice Johnson".
Over a lunch of caprese salad and roast chicken, Gidley said discussion would be centered on "President Trump's historic work to benefit all Americans".