Trump Reportedly ‘100 Percent’ for Race Summit With Kaepernick, Kanye
The president wants to have multiple meetings with athletes and musicians to discuss race.
A Cleveland-based pastor who serves as an outside advisor to the White House has revealed President Trump wants to have multiple meetings about race issues with Colin Kaepernick, Kanye West and other athletes and musicians during an official summit at the White House.
Pastor Darrell Scott told People.com that President Trump is “100 percent for” the summit and is “very enthusiastic” about the idea of inviting Kaepernick, whom he previously called “terrible” for kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games.
Details of the meetings will be ironed out next week, but Scott said they will be a “melting pot” and not just “a black-only event” or a partisan function.
“We don’t want to sanitize it,” Scott said. “I want people from the left to attend. I want it to get heated but I want it to be respectful. I want them to see and know the Donald Trump I know.”
If they do actually take place, the summit meetings would likely take place in mid-June after the NBA Finals have wrapped up but before NFL training camps start up in July.
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