Trump said: "Sweden is a great country, they are friends of mine, the leadership". Trump did not give a more specific timeline on when he thinks the musician might be freed. Although law enforcement officials argued they needed more time to investigate, they've already shown their plans to indict him.
Trump confirmed that many of his African-American friends and members of Congress had personally contacted him to help Rocky.
A$AP Rocky will have to remain in a Swedish prison because prosecutors believe he's a flight risk.
A$AP Rocky performs "I'm Not the Only One" with Sam Smith (not pictured) during the 42nd American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California November 23, 2014.
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OH pastor Darrell Scott, a black longtime Trump supporter who has worked with the administration on urban justice issues, said he was among those who raised the issue with Trump last Friday night after Rocky's management reached out for assistance.
A source told PEOPLE that Kushner then brought it to the attention of the President, who agreed that "something just needed to be checked to make sure things were appropriate".
Trump also said he had first heard of A$AP Rocky's situation from Melania. Asked how A$AP Rocky felt about it, Jovicic replied this was "a very bad experience".
He said: "Actually the one who knew about A$AP Rocky was our first lady, right?" Several American lawmakers, including Reps. Following an outcry from celebrities and a Change.org petition with half a million signatures, Rep. Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y.is pushing for the release of the rapper. On Wednesday, all four congressmen called for his release.
"Now we'll have time to complete the investigation", said prosecutor Daniel Suneson said.