Trump shoots at LeBron

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Trump insulted James over Twitter and appeared to reference former National Basketball Association star Michael Jordan in a tweet late Friday night after James appeared on Lemon's show earlier in the week and denounced what he said was the president's use of sports to divide the country.

In an interview with CNN, James said he thought the president had used sports to "divide" the United States, adding it was something he "can't relate to". He also opined that the president was "using sports to kinda divide us". "Sports have never been something that divide people it's always been something that brings people together".

Trump resorted to childish name-calling in a Friday evening tweet in which he slammed the intelligence of both James and CNN anchor Don Lemon.

LeBron James thinks President Trump is using athletics, and athletes, to split up the country.

James had just opened a school for underprivileged children in Ohio. But still, they have LeBron James, so they should make the postseason ... right?

That suggests Trump was referring to Jordan at the end of his tweet.

James, who signed with the Los Angeles Lakers in July, also accused Trump of enabling racists.

US officials raise alarm about 2018, 2020 election security
Mr Coats said the efforts were less robust so far than in 2016, and did not appear directed at a single party. The president also is pushing for a voter ID law.

"Well, in that case, I may (run)", James said.

The Cleveland Cavaliers star has repeatedly clashed with the President, and on Monday said he would refuse to ever sit face to face with him.

Trump hit back in a tweet on Friday night in which he mocked James.

Trump was so passionate about his take that he managed to get James' name wrong twice.

The Warriors were uninvited from the White House after star guard Stephen Curry said they do not want celebrate their championship with the traditional visit.

Trump and James have long traded jibes on social media.

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.

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