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Trump lashes out at Lebron James and Don Lemon over CNN interview

 

Trump’s latest typical Twitter attack comes on the heels of an interview that was aired on CNN Monday night when LA Lakers’ Lebron James sat down with Don Lemon. James, who earlier that day opened his foundation’s new I Promise School in his native Akron, Ohio, USA Today reports, discussed an array of topics, including Trump’s presidency.

The baller took the time to clarify why he called 45 a “bum” on his Twitter account.

″[Trump] kinda used sports to kinda divide us,” James told Lemon. “And that’s something that I can’t relate to because I know that sports was the first time I was around someone white.”

As reported by the L.A. Times, when asked what he would say to Trump if they were to sit face-to-face, James said, “I would never sit across from him.”

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Lemon then pressed James about possibly running for political office after his NBA career.

“If you don’t run, Trump’s going to win,” James responded with, “Well, in that case, I may [run],” adding: “I believe there’s someone else out there. I hope.”

Trump’s criticism of the interview did not come until Friday night when he hit up Twitter to allude that he prefers Michael Jordan over LeBron.

“Lebron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, Don Lemon,” he wrote. “He made Lebron look smart, which isn’t easy to do. I like Mike!”

While Lemon has since responded to Trump via Twitter, James has yet to weigh in.

Trump’s attack on these two men supports comments previously made by the ghostwriter behind “Art of the Deal.”

When Tony Schwartz appeared on CNN last November to discuss Donald Trump’s Twitter feud with LaVar Ball, he noted that the president is “frightened by black people.”

“His only way of dealing with them is to attack them,” he added.

Meanwhile, during a separate airing of “CNN Tonight,” Lemon said that Trump’s presidency “can be defined by lies.”

INTERVIEW FROM CNN WITH JAMES AND LEMON

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