Donald Trump has continued to play defense against claims he was wrong to have dinner at Mar-a-Lago with Kanye West and white nationalist Nick Fuentes.
The former president, posting on his Truth Social account, was defiant amid the media criticism of the meeting with the embattled rapper and Fuentes.
The 45th president caused an outrage – even among some Republicans – when it was revealed he had dinner with Fuentes, described as an alt-right figure and a ‘white supremacist,’ at his Palm Beach home. Ye, as the rapper West goes by now, was also present.
Trump posted: ‘So I help a seriously troubled man, who just happens to be black, Ye (Kanye West), who has been decimated in his business and virtually everything else, and who has always been good to me, by allowing his request for a meeting at Mar-a-Lago, alone, so that I can give him very much needed ‘advice.”
He added: ‘He shows up with 3 people, two of which I didn’t know, the other a political person who I haven’t seen in years….