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Kim Kardashian West appears alongside Donald Trump at White House

Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to help promote employment opportunities for former prisoners.

Appearing alongside Donald Trump, Kardashian West announced the creation of a new ride-sharing platform that will give former prisoners gift cards to help them to and from job interviews, work and family events.

Ms Kardashian West became involved with the issue after learning about the case of Alice Marie Johnson, a grandmother who was serving a life sentence without parole for drug offences.

The reality TV star has been using her platform to raise awareness about reintegrating ex-inmates into society. Credit: PA

She successfully lobbied Mr Trump to grant Ms Johnson clemency and has since been studying law under the tutelage of lawyers Jessica Jackson and Erin Haney of the bipartisan criminal justice reform group #cut50 ever since.

Since then, the reality TV star has been using her platform to raise awareness about reintegrating ex-inmates into society.

Speaking at a packed East Room in front of former inmates and cabinet secretaries, Ms Kardashian West said: “Everyone wants the community to be safe, and the more opportunity we have and that they have and the support that we help give them, the safer everyone will be."

Mr Trump thanked Ms Kardashian West after her speech, telling the room: "I guess she's pretty popular."