Trump Blasts Sweden For Mistreating African Americans With A$AP Rocky Arrest

(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on July 25, 2019 shows Recording artist ASAP Rocky (L) in Los Angeles on October 29, 2016, Swedish Prime minister Stefan Lofven (C) in Paris on June 24, 2019 and US Presid... (COMBO) This combination of pictures created on July 25, 2019 shows Recording artist ASAP Rocky (L) in Los Angeles on October 29, 2016, Swedish Prime minister Stefan Lofven (C) in Paris on June 24, 2019 and US President Donald Trump (R) at the White House in Washington, DC on July 24, 2019. - On July 25, 2019 US president Trump demands Sweeden to free rapper ASAP Rocky in a tweet: Very disappointed in Prime Minister Stefan Löfven for being unable to act. Sweden has let our African American Community down in the United States. I watched the tapes of A$AP Rocky, and he was being followed and harassed by troublemakers. Treat Americans fairly! #FreeRocky (Photos by AFP) (Photo credit should read DAVID MCNEW,THOMAS SAMSON,ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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July 26, 2019 8:25 a.m.

Trump jumped to rapper A$AP Rocky’s defense again on Thursday evening, calling out the Swedish prime minister for letting “our African American Community down” over the artist’s arrest.

Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, was arrested in early July and charged with assault over a fight that took place on June 30. Rocky’s lawyers argue the singer was just defending himself, which Trump apparently believes as well.

“He was being followed and harassed by troublemakers,” Trump tweeted.

Trump’s come to the rapper’s defense at least twice since his arrest, after being urged to intervene by Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.

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