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Trump offers to guarantee A$AP Rocky's bail in Sweden

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

BERLIN - U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Sweden's prime minister Saturday about jailed rapper A$AP Rocky and “offered to personally vouch for his bail.”
Trump tweeted that during “a very good call” with Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, he also “assured him that A$AP was not a flight risk.” The platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated artist has been in custody since early this month over an alleged fight.
Urged on by the first lady and celebrities including Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, the president had said in a Friday tweet that he would intervene to try to free Rocky, whose...
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Trump Says He Will “Personally Vouch” for A$AP Rocky's Bail. Too Bad Sweden Doesn't Have a Bail System

1 month ago   |   By Slate

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said there isn't much he can do about the case involving the rapper whose real name is Rakim Mayers.
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Trump says he 'offered to personally vouch' for rapper A$AP Rocky's bail in talk with Swedish prime minister

Trump says he 'offered to personally vouch' for rapper A$AP Rocky's bail in talk with Swedish prime minister

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that he had been in contact with the Swedish prime minister in regards to the incarceration of American rapper A$AP Rocky in Sweden.
"I assured him that A$AP was not a flight risk and offered to personally vouch for his bail," the president said in his tweet.
Trump also revealed that their "teams will be talking further" and that they agreed to speak again in 48 hours.
On Friday, the president shared that rapper Kanye West had contacted him about Rocky's incarceration.
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Trump offers to guarantee A$AP Rocky's bail in Sweden

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

BERLIN - U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Sweden's prime minister Saturday about jailed rapper A$AP Rocky and “offered to personally vouch for his bail.”
Trump tweeted that during a “a very good call” with Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, he also “assured him that A$AP was not a flight risk.” The platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated artist has been in custody since early this month over an alleged fight.
Urged on by the first lady and celebrities including Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, the president had said in a Friday tweet that he would intervene to try to free Rocky...
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Trump personally vouches for A$AP Rocky in call with Swedish leader

Trump personally vouches for A$AP Rocky in call with Swedish leader

1 month ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump on Saturday advocated for A$AP Rocky's release from Swedish custody in a call with Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, saying he "personally" vouched for the New York rapper. "Just had a very good call with SwedishPM Stefan Löfven who assured me that American citizen A$AP Rocky will be treated fairly. Likewise, I assured him that A$AP was not a flight risk and offered to personally vouch for his bail, or an alternative," Trump wrote. "Our teams will be talking further, and we agreed to speak again in the next 48 hours!" Trump continued. A$AP Rocky, whose real name is Rakim...
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