Kanye West defends support for Trump, says political decisions based on race is 'mental slavery'

Fox News | 10/7/2019 | Gerren Keith Gaynor
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Kanye West defended his support for President Trump during his Sunday Service event on Saturday in Utah, arguing that it’s “mental slavery” to make political decisions based on race.

West stood before thousands of fans after performing his hit song “Jesus Walks” and began to pray and testify to the crowd about his religious journey, Billboard reports.

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Video footage from the event showed the rapper getting political at one point, telling the crowd that it was the Republican Party, led by former President Abraham Lincoln, who freed enslaved Africans.

KANYE WEST ALBUM 'JESUS IS KING' CALLED 'EVANGELICAL RANT ABOUT THE EVILS OF THE MODERN WORLD'

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"That's the Republican Party that freed the slaves," said West, who defended himself against critics who slammed him for coming out last year as a Trump supporter.

His choice of politics, he argued, is ”my right.”

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"And we got the right, right? We got a right to...
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