Sanders said Trump and West will discuss manufacturing, prison reform, and preventing gang violence, among other topics. The meeting comes after months of controversial pro-Trump rhetoric from the Chicago rapper, including an unaired rant on Saturday Night Live, and will be the second time the two will come face-to-face since West's impromptu late 2016 Trump Tower meeting with then President-elect Trump.
Kardashian, who successfully lobbied the president for clemency in the case of Alice Johnson, a 63-year-old grandmother who received a life sentence in prison for a first-time, nonviolent drug offense, has also met Kushner and Ivanka Trump to discuss justice reform.
During an August appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, West to explain his support, saying: "Everyone around me tried to pick my candidate for me and then told me every time I said I liked Trump I couldn't say it out loud, that my career would be over...When I came out [of the hospital], I lost my confidence to take on the world and the possible backlash. It took me a year and a half to have the confidence...what [the support of Trump] represented [is] overcoming fear and doing what you felt no matter what anyone said...I quite enjoy when people are mad at me about certain things."