Donald Trump Insults LeBron James’ Intelligence on Twitter


Lemon's interview with James was broadcast earlier in the week and rerun on Friday when Trump, who's on vacation at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey, caught up with it. In addition to talking about the school, James talked about how Trump is using athletics and athletes to divide the country. It's always been something that brings people together. In the tweet, Trump insults Lemon's and James' intelligence and ends it by saying, "I like Mike!".

James, one of the most prominent athletes in the U.S., has been critical of Trump for years. LeBron said the president has "used sports to divide us".

"He's doing an incredible job for his community", Jordan, now owner of the National Basketball Association's Charlotte Hornets, told NBC News through a spokesperson.

James was interviewed by Lemon Monday, after James' foundation and the Akron (Ohio) Public Schools launched a new elementary school for at-risk children. "Sorry everybody", Bregman tweeted Saturday.

James also called the president a "bum" last September after Trump pulled an invitation to the Golden State Warriors to visit the White House.

Jordan joins a collection of current and former National Basketball Association players who defended James.

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Interviewed by CNN's Don Lemon, the 33-year-old athlete was asked about Donald Trump's view on black players.

"In response, a spokeswoman for Melania Trump said that the first lady watches 'any channel she wants, '" the Hill reported.

Many, including professional athletes and the Republican governor of OH, were critical of Trump's statements. "Her platform centres around visiting organizations, hospitals and schools, and she would be open to visiting the I Promise School in Akron (the school started by James)".

LeBron doesn't appear to be taking the bait from the president. "A man who puts kids in classrooms or one who puts kids in cages?" tweeted Lemon, who also added a sarcastic #BeBest, which was a nod to Melania Trump's initiative to encourage children to be their best selves.

President Donald Trump is turning his wrath on basketball superstar LeBron James.

"Going to White House was a great honour until you showed up!"