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Trump Inauguration: Kanye West Not Asked to Perform


Kanye West will not perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration, which is a “traditionally American” event, chairman of the Presidential Inaugural Committee Tom Barrack has said.

There has been speculation since Kanye West told a concert crowd he would have voted for Donald Trump – if he had voted – and then turned up at Trump Tower.

However, Tom Barrack told CNN the ceremony is “not the venue” for the rapper.

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The chief organizer said Kanye West is “a great guy” but “we haven’t asked him”.

Tom Barrack said: “He considers himself a friend of the president-elect, but it’s not the venue.

“The venue we have for entertainment is filled out, it’s perfect, it’s going to be typically and traditionally American, and Kanye is a great guy but we just haven’t asked him to perform. We move on with our agenda.”