Mr Trump has tried to distance himself from Mr Fuentes after the controversial dinner was first reported by Axios, claiming he had no thought who the Holocaust-denying far-right extremist was.
In a number of posts to Reality Social describing the Tuesday night time dinner, Mr Trump stated West confirmed up with three pals “whom I knew nothing about”.
He stated the 45-year-old rapper often called Ye, who misplaced most of his $2bn fortune after he was dropped by by Adidas, Balenciaga and Hole for making antisemitic remarks, had requested for recommendation about enterprise and a attainable run for the presidency in 2024.
Mr Trump’s characterisation of the dinner was undermined by West, who claimed in a campaign-style video posted to Twitter that the previous president was “actually impressed with Nick Fuentes”.
A longtime Trump adviser, who spoke on situation of anonymity, instructed NBC News the dinner was a public relations catastrophe.
“That is a f***ing nightmare,” the adviser reportedly stated.
“If individuals are taking a look at (Ron) DeSantis to run towards Trump, right here’s another excuse why.”
A supply instructed NBC Information that Mr Fuentes is advising West on his potential presidential bid.
The dinner reportedly turned heated after West prompt Mr Trump must be his working mate in 2024.
The Anti-Defamation League and Justice Division has recognized Mr Fuentes as a white supremacist and he has been banned from most main social media platforms, together with YouTube and Twitter, for inciting violence and breaching hate speech guidelines.
Mr Fuentes is the founding father of the America First Basis, whose acknowledged intention is to remake the Republican Social gathering into a “actually reactionary occasion”, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.