A Christian man voicing his help for Kayne West, or at the least a person purporting to do as a lot, was escorted out of a rally at the moment whereas Vice President Mike Pence was talking.
On his Twitter account at the moment, a person named Mason Miller posted a video of somebody holding an indication that learn “Christians for Kanye” being eliminated by what seems to be a safety guard on the rally. Although the audio is muffled, Pence could be seen on stage solely a number of ft away chatting with the gang gathered.
Miller’s caption for the video reads: “Man holding Christians for @kanyewest signal faraway from @VP rally at the moment.”
Miller’s Twitter account identifies him because the nationwide content material producer for Spectrum Bay Information 9, a neighborhood tv information station positioned in Tampa Bay, Florida. It is unclear when the video footage was captured, however each Pence and President Donald Trump have held latest rallies in Florida–and all through the country–in the times main as much as subsequent Tuesday’s election.
West, in fact, is operating his personal marketing campaign for the White Home. Prior to now, the Chicago-born star infamously supported Pres. Trump, even visiting him in Washington, D.C. and ceaselessly sporting MAGA hats. However as soon as he introduced his intentions for his personal presidential bid, he mentioned he would not proceed to endorse Trump, whereas additionally saying he was not involved about siphoning off Black votes from Democratic nominee Joe Biden. He even went as far as to declare in an interview that saying “the Black vote is Democratic is a type of racism and white supremacy.”
Whereas the rapper hasn’t all the time been so publicly political, and even privately–he admitted lately that he is by no means voted before–he is well-known for being a religious Christian. One in every of his early hits was the 2004 single “Jesus Walks,” and his newest launched albums had been the gospel-influenced Jesus Is King in October, 2019, and Jesus Is Born, which got here out that December and featured remodeling of 19 of his older tracks. In January of 2019, West additionally began his weekly “Sunday Service” performances which featured a full choir and orchestration performing each his and different artists’ songs. (These occasions had been attended by quite a few celebrities, together with Brad Pitt, Child Cudi, and the household he married into, the Kardashians.) His operating mate for the White Home additionally displays his Christian ties–her is Michelle Tidball, and she or he is a life coach and preacher from Wyoming, the identical state the place West owns a multi-million greenback ranch.