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Kim Kardashian appeals to White House on behalf of ASAP Rocky

Kim Kardashian appeals to White House on behalf of ASAP Rocky

A$AP Rocky has been detained in Stockholm following a confrontation in the Swedish capital and faced accusations of serious assault, CNN Swedish affiliate Expressen reported earlier this month.

The couple has reportedly lobbied the White House to help release the rapper, who has been in a Swedish jail for his alleged involvement in a street brawl. He is now being held in solitary confinement.

Sources told TMZ Kardashian filled Kushner in on ASAP Rocky's situation, and he went directly to the president. The White House hasn't commented on the situation, but sources said Trump believes something is amiss in the case.

Rocky has also received support from NY congressman Adriano Espaillat, who has written letters to officials at the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Embassy in Sweden asking for their help in securing the hitmaker's release.

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Per TMZ's report, West urged Kardashian to call up Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and urge him to speak with the President. The department sent an official to Sweden who is due to arrive Thursday, according to Politico. These members including Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of NY and Andre Carson of IN as well as Hispanic Caucus member Rep. Adriano Espaillat of NY. He's been held in a Swedish prison since July 2, where the conditions have reportedly been very poor.

Some in the Congressional Black Caucus don't think Pompeo is doing enough.

Quavo says Sweden police are "tough" and they've hemmed him up in the past too, after being asked would he stop having shows there in the wake of ASAP Rocky's arrest.


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