US Pres. Trump takes shot at LeBron in tweet
NBA.com Global on Aug 04, 2018 08:11 PM
FILE - LeBron James speaks at a news conference after the opening ceremony for the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio, Monday, July 30, 2018. The I Promise School is supported by the The LeBron James Family Foundation and is run by the Akron Public Schools. (AP Photo/Phil Long)
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President Donald Trump weighed in on LeBron James' recent interview with CNN's Don Lemon, and also picked a side on the LeBron James-Michael Jordan debate.
Lebron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, Don Lemon. He made Lebron look smart, which isn’t easy to do. I like Mike!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 4, 2018
"Lebron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, [CNN anchor] Don Lemon," Trump tweeted. "He made Lebron look smart, which isn’t easy to do. I like Mike!"
On Monday, James sat down for an interview to promote a new public school that his charitable foundation helped build. In the interview, James and Lemon talked about race, Trump and the state of the country.