Michael Jordan supports LeBron James after Donald Trump tweet
06 August, 2018, 11:59 | Author: Regina Boyd
"I support LJ. He's doing an wonderful job for his community", Jordan told NBC News through a spokesperson.
This week, LeBron James opened The I Promise School, a fully-funded public elementary school catering to 240 at-risk teenagers in Akron, Ohio. He called Lemon "the dumbest man on television" and said he "made Lebron [sic] look smart, which isn't easy to do". "We could not be more proud to have LeBron James as part of our Lakers family", Buss said in a released statement on behalf of the team.
Jordan'scomments come in after Trump dragged his name into his heated exchange with James, saying that: "I like Mike".
The four-time NBA MVP, 33, branded the U.S. leader " a bum" after he rescinded an invitation for NBA champions the Golden State Warriors to visit the White House a year ago, amid doubts over whether some players - including star man Stephen Curry - would attend.
OH governor John Kasich, a Republican like Trump, and former newscaster Dan Rather also criticized the President's tweet about James.
Mr. Trump has never before criticized James directly.
Trump and James have long traded jibes on social media. "Maybe you'd like to talk about the 160,000 kids who skip school every day for fear of being bullied, or that 280,000 students are physically attacked in schools every month", Grisham told CNN.
The statement notes that Melania has been promoting her Be Best campaign and talking to children about the "importance of responsible online behaviour". Their history includes trading barbs when Trump revoked an invitation to the White House for the Warriors. In 2013, Trump tweeted that he thought James was a "great player and a great guy", and sent another congratulating the National Basketball Association star on winning at the ESPYS. However, he's keeping busy with much more important things than petty Twitter wars.
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Press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump was just expressing his opinion , not giving an order. "It's the president's opinion". Democratic lawmakers criticized Trump for seeking an end to the probe and urged that Congress protect the investigation.
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Others have pointed out that Trump's tweet , by comparing James to "Mike" - that is, Michael Jordan - had racial overtones . Why Lebron James is accusing President Donald Trump of dividing people across the United States.
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