Here’s How The Secret Service Handled Kanye West’s Visit With Trump

Ford Springer | Contributor

Kanye West visited with President-elect Donald Trump Tuesday morning, but not before being cleared by the Secret Service.

Singer Kanye West and President-elect Donald Trump arrive to speak with the press after their meetings at Trump Tower December 13, 2016 in New York. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

West was just recently released from hospital after eight days of care related to a mental breakdown. The 39-year-old rapper has been receiving out-patient care since being released. He has also surrounded himself with a number of psychiatric specialists to help keep him in a stable mental condition.

Donald Trump’s Secret Service detail did not deem Kanye’s condition a threat to the president-elect and cleared them to meet. (RELATED: The Reason Donald Trump Met With Kanye West)

“Personal problems that Mr. West is working through does not establish him as a security threat to President-elect Trump,” a Secret Service official told TMZ.

President-elect Donald Trump shakes hands with Kanye West in the lobby at Trump Tower, December 13, 2016 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet and other high level positions for the new administration. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

West and Trump met for about 15 minutes Tuesday morning. After the meeting Trump said that he and Kanye were “just friends” and they “discussed life” and nothing more. (RELATED: Kanye West Has A Team Of Psychiatrists Helping Him To Remain Stable)

Although they reportedly didn’t discuss anything serious in their meeting at Trump Tower, Kanye reportedly wants to use his friendship with Trump for some good, TMZ reports. West hopes to work with the president-elect to stop violence on the streets in his hometown of Chicago.

Singer Kanye West and President-elect Donald Trump talk at Trump Tower. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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