President Trump unloaded on basketball star LeBron James Thursday night, calling James out for “racist rants” the day after he posted and deleted controversial comments threatening a white Columbus, Ohio police officer who shot and killed a teenage black girl who was about to stab another black teenage girl.
April 22, 2021 –
Statement by Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States of America
LeBron James should focus on basketball rather than presiding over the destruction of the NBA, which has just recorded the lowest television RATINGS, by far, in the long and distinguished history of the League. His RACIST rants are divisive, nasty, insulting, and demeaning. He may be a great basketball player, but he is doing nothing to bring our Country together!
James posted several follow-up tweets Wednesday night trying clean up the damage:
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