Kanye did not say what his answer would have been, nor did he explain why he didn't insist on answering the question when Kimmel returned from commercials.
But West tweeted on Saturday that he "wasn't given a chance to answer".
Now, Kanye has taken to Twitter to dispel the notion that he didn't have an answer.
Kimmel challenged him overseparated immigrant families, asking: "You've so famously and so powerfully said 'George Bush doesn't care about black people, ' it makes me wonder what makes you think that Donald Trump does, or any people at all?"
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West added on Thursday that it took him more than a year to gain the confidence to wear a "Make America Great Again" hat in public due to the amount of criticism he previously got because of it.
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Kayne West sat down with Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday night for an exceptionally candid, 21-minute-long interview in which 'Ye made a puzzling case for his support of President Donald Trump that ultimately proved to be futile when pressed on actual issues. "The question was so important I took time to think", he follow-up tweeted. "You guys are Jedi's [sic]".
Despite that one awkward moment, West said he was happy to be on Kimmel's show, especially because Kimmel wore Yeezy sneakers on the show.
He also landed in hot water this May when he said slavery "sounds like a choice". I got more of 'em.
Kimmel went on to ask about Kim Kardashian's recent visit to the White House where she met with the president.
Kanye said: 'What's the point of being Kanye West if you can't let's break down the porn categories.