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Kanye West Says Trump Was ‘Screaming At Me’ In Mar-a-Lago Meeting On 2024 Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Last week, former President Donald Trump hosted rapper Kanye West and White nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes at his Mar-a-Lago estate.

It demonstrated his continued willingness to associate with people who have well-publicized antisemitic views as he gears up for another White House race, reported CNN. The meeting happened on Tuesday after which West tweeted that he plans to run for President in 2024 and that he asked the former President to be his running mate.

West, who has been embroiled in an antisemitism scandal, also ran an unsuccessful bid for President two years ago, The Times Of Israel reported.

On Thursday, the rapper posted a clip in which he and his new campaign adviser Milo Yiannopoulos debriefed the meeting at Mar-a-Lago. West could be heard saying that Trump started basically "screaming at the table" telling him that the rapper was going to lose.

He responded to Trump saying, "Wait, hold on Trump, you’re talking to Ye.'" He said while referring to himself in the third person.

West also said that Trump seemed more caught off guard by “the fact that I walked in with intelligence,” which was an apparent reference to Fuentes. West went on to tell Yiannopoulos that Trump is "really impressed" with Fuentes. He added that Fuentes was a “loyalist” along with those who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 last year.

Fuentes, who has questioned the number of Jews killed in the Holocaust, has been banned from many social media platforms. He also believes that Israel has a malicious influence on U.S. policy.

Later, Trump confirmed meeting West and Fuentes, reported Politico. He wrote that West called him to have dinner at Mar-a-Lago, and shortly thereafter, he "unexpectedly showed up with three of his friends" whom he knew "nothing about." He shared that on Tuesday evening they had dinner, with "many members present on the back patio." He called the dinner "quick and uneventful." After the dinner, Trump said that they left for the airport.

On Friday, the White House condemned Fuentes’ appearance at Trump's property. White House spokesman Andrew Bates said in a statement that bigotry, hate, and antisemitism have "absolutely no place in America, including at Mar-A-Lago," and that Holocaust denial is "repugnant and dangerous, and it must be forcefully condemned."

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The artist known as Kanye West was escorted out of the Skechers headquarters on Wednesday after reportedly showing up in the office unannounced with a camera crew. Edward Berthelot/Getty Images.

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