>> The power of Taylor Swift and social media on display Tuesday, Swift's Instagram post urging fans to register to vote in the upcoming midterm elections contributing to a huge spike in online registrations, particularly among young people according to vote.org. The website recording 240,000 new registrations since she posted her message Sunday night.
By comparison, it recorded just 57,000 new registrations in all of August, and 190,000 last month. Swift also backed two Democratic candidates in her home state of Tennessee, prompting President Trump to say Monday that he liked Swift's music about 25% less than before. It was a sunning move for the country artist turned pop superstar who has never weighted into political waters before, and who's state went to Donald Trump by 16 points.
Meanwhile, Swift's one-time foe, Kanye West, is expected at the White House, Thursday. West, who's Twitter feed is peppered with pro-Trump messages, will speak with the President about crime and jobs in the rapper's hometown of Chicago.>> He loves what we're doing for African-American jobs, for so many different things, median income as you see.
And Kanye is a smart guy and he sees that.>> Swift and West famously feuded after West interrupted Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards.