Rapper Cardi B considers run for Congress: ‘I deadass have sooo much [sic] ideas’

Rapper Cardi B considers run for Congress: ‘I deadass have sooo much [sic] ideas’
Cardi B (Image: YouTube screen grab)

Tired of Donald Trump’s foul mouth? If so, you may be in luck. Rapper Cardi B, who just last week was threatening to file for a Nigerian passport so she could get away from the president, now says she’s considering a run for Congress instead. Yesterday she tweeted:

It may not have occurred to her that her and the president’s paths would be more likely to cross if she became a member of Congress, but one supposes she’ll cross that bridge in the highly unlikely event she comes to it.

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The performer received some encouragement to enter politics in 2018, after she posted a video that revealed her aptitude for finances.

So is she serious about a run? It sounds as though she has organized an “exploratory committee”:

The singer, whose real name is Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, has a few points in her favor. Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, she is in her late twenties and Hispanic. She also was been raised in the Bronx, the borough of New York where Ocasio-Cortez claims — falsely — she was raised.

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