Donald Trump hits back at LeBron James over CNN interview

Rosalie Gross
August 4, 2018

"[Trump] kinda used sports to kinda divide us", James told Lemon. NBC News outlines some of the LeBron-Lemon discussion that may have ticked the president off, including James asserting that he thinks Trump uses sports to create divisive rifts.

James has publicly criticized Trump before. As James said in the interview, Trump has not only repeatedly over the years, during his campaign and now as POTUS showcased his racist beliefs, he's emboldened some Americans to do the same.

Mr. Trump also went after Lemon, calling him the "dumbest man on television".

And of course, no cycle of Trump shade is complete without Pete Souza, the former White House photographer for President Barack Obama, weighing in with a deep cut from his archives.

James received publicity during the week for opening his new school in Akron, Ohio.

CNN took to Twitter to respond Saturday morning, referencing Melania Trump and suggesting that she decided the first couple's TV viewing Friday night.

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The period ended with US$2.78 billion in cash, after the company spent $609.8 million in capital expenses during the quarter. Honestly, I really think there's no excuse for bad manners , and I was kind of violating my own rule in that regard.

Asked later what he'd say if he ever found himself face-to-face with Trump, he replied: "I would never sit across from him".

While LeBron James is staying out of the fray and not responding to Donald Trump's insult, many of his supporters are showing their love for LeBron and his mission by making donations to the school.

It was a great moment that the Los Angeles Lakers superstar wanted to share with the world, so he granted an interview with Don Lemon on CNN. Others online noted the school for at-risk kids James opened up just this week.

Trump's tweet came four days after the CNN interview originally aired.

"So let me get this straight: Flint, MI has dirty water still, but you anxious about an interview about a man doing good for education and generations of kids in his hometown?"

Numerous current and former National Basketball Association players also denounced the president's tweet. By the way, all-around he's better than Michael Jordan. I know why. Some of y'all need to start believing what he is showing you.

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