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White Houses Kushner Confirms He Met With Entertainer Kanye West

WASHINGTON—White House adviser Jared Kushner on Thursday confirmed that he had met recently with entertainer Kanye West, who is seeking to get his name on ballots for the Nov. 3 U.S. presidential election.

West is a supporter of Republican President Donald Trump, and some view his bid to run for president himself as intended to have a spoiling effect that would help Trump and hurt Democrat Joe Biden.

Asked whether he had discussed the campaign with West, Kushner told reporters at the White House, “We had a general discussion, more about policy.”

Kushner, Trumps son-in-law and an influential political adviser to the president, said he and West had known each other for some time and met when they both were in Colorado.

West posted a tweet late Tuesday night saying they discussed a book on empowering black Americans.

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