Kanye West Drops Out of US Presidential Race 2020
Popular American rapper Kanye West is well known for his impulsive and controversial statements. The rapper recently announced joining the United States Presidential Race 2020 opposite Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden. However, several reports now claim that the rapper has withdrawn from contesting the elections.
Kanye who would have joined in as a third party candidate announced his Presidential bid a day after America’s Independence Day. According to a recent poll prediction, Kanye would have received only 2 percent of the votes if he continued his Presidential run. In order to be eligible as a third-party candidate, Kanye needed to get roughly 132,781 signatures by July 15. This in all likelihood can be the reason for his pullout.
In his tweet on July 4th, Kanye, a singer and songwriter announced running for the 2020 US Presidential race. He tweeted: “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States! #2020VISION.“
Read Kanye West’s tweet here:
We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States 🇺🇸! #2020VISION
— ye (@kanyewest) July 5, 2020
However, this is not the first time Kanye has expressed his desire to run for President. Actors like Dwayne Johnson and others within Hollywood have also made several announcements in the past about their interest in the Presidential elections. Kanye in his collaboration with GAP in 2019 talked about the progress and growth of the African-Americans in the country after announcing that he plans on running for the United States Presidential Elections 2024.
Forbes magazine recently named Kanye West as the second richest billionaire artist in the United States. Kylie Jenner held the #1 position on the list.
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