The possibility of a future with President Kanye WestKanye Omari WestThe Hill's Campaign Report: Biden, Harris make first public appearance as running mates Kanye West meets with Jared Kushner amid White House bid: report Kanye West draws 2 percent support in presidential bid: poll MORE and first lady Kim KardashianKimberly (Kim) Noel Kardashian WestKanye West meets with Jared Kushner amid White House bid: report Illinois elections board says Kanye West short of necessary signatures to get on ballot Kanye West will appear on Colorado ballots in November MORE inched closer to reality on Saturday as the rapper tweeted he is running for president, apparently this year. 

In an Independence Day tweet, the 43-year-old musician and fashion designer said he is running for president and used the hashtag "2020 vision," appearing to indicate he plans to toss his hat in the ring for this fall's election. 

"We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States!" West wrote. 

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West, who has repeatedly floated running for president in the past, had recently posted a photo of himself with Musk with the caption: "When you go to your boys house and you’re both wearing orange."

 

West has frequently supported President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Bob Woodward book will include details of 25 personal letters between Trump and Kim Jong Un On The Money: Pelosi, Mnuchin talk but make no progress on ending stalemate | Trump grabs 'third rail' of politics with payroll tax pause | Trump uses racist tropes to pitch fair housing repeal to 'suburban housewife' Biden commemorates anniversary of Charlottesville 'Unite the Right' rally: 'We are in a battle for the soul of our nation' MORE and suggested in April that he was going to vote for him this fall.

"And we know who I’m voting on," West said. "And I’m not going to be told by the people around me and the people that have their agenda that my career is going to be over. Because guess what: I’m still here!"

West famously visited the Oval Office in October of 2018, sporting a red "Make America Great Again" hat and saying "I love this guy right here," while posing with Trump. 

His wife, reality TV star Kim Kardashian, has also visited the White House as an activist pushing for criminal justice reform. 

If West were to launch a bid, it would come late in the game, as the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, where each party will formally announce its respective candidates, are set for next month.

It's unclear if West seriously plans to run this year and whether any official paperwork for an election bid has been filed.