Trump Hopes To Help For Rapper ASAP Rocky Who Is In Swedish Jail – The Trump administration spoke out Friday to help free rapper ASAP Rocky, who will remain in prison for another week to allow prosecutors to finish their investigation.
Trump Hopes To Help For Rapper ASAP Rocky Who Is In Swedish Jail:
President Donald Trump tweeted: “Just spoke to @KanyeWest about his friend A$AP Rocky’s incarceration. I will be calling the very talented Prime Minister of Sweden to see what we can do about helping A$AP Rocky. So many people would like to see this quickly resolved!”
What President Donald Trump Said About ASAP Rocky’s Case:
“I personally don’t know ASAP Rocky, but I can tell you that he has tremendous support. from the African-American community .. and when when I say African-American, I really can really say from everybody in this country because we are all one”
“Actually, the one who knew about ASAP Rocky was our first lady, right? She was telling me, ‘can you help ASAP Rocky?'”
“We are working with State Department and we hope to get him home soon.”
U.S. State Dept. officials issued a statement acknowledging the court ruling.
“We are aware that the Stockholm District Court announced it has granted until July 25 for prosecutors to complete their investigation in this case,” the statement said. “One of the most important tasks of the Department of State and U.S. embassies and consulates abroad is to provide assistance to U.S. citizens who are detained abroad.”
“Thank you @realDonaldTrump , @SecPompeo, Jared Kushner & everyone involved with the efforts to Free ASAP Rocky & his two friends. Your commitment to justice reform is so appreciated,” Kim Kardashian West tweeted.
Why Rapper ASAP Rocky Still In Swedish Jail:
The 30-year-old Rapper ASAP Rocky whose real name is Rakim Mayers has been detained since July 3, for more than two weeks without charges following a street fight.
A$AP Rocky’s Swedish attorney, Sloban Jovicic told, “My client begged and pleaded with these attackers to stop and he acted in self defense. And now he is the one in jail. That’s unjust.”
Rapper ASAP Rocky should remain in custody decided by Stockholm District Court, “because of the flight risk,” prosecutor Daniel Suneson said in a statement, until July 25 to “complete the investigation,”
Just spoke to @KanyeWest about his friend A$AP Rocky’s incarceration. I will be calling the very talented Prime Minister of Sweden to see what we can do about helping A$AP Rocky. So many people would like to see this quickly resolved!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 19, 2019