President Trump bashes LeBron James, CNN host Don Lemon after watching interview

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Trump's first comments about the National Football League and players who protest during the anthem came later that month.

True to his name, Donald Trump was offended, opting to denigrate both Don Lemon and LeBron James by questioning their intelligence.

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.

During the interview, James was asked about Trump, and said that the president was "using sports to kinda divide us". Trump also appears to say, in the same tweet, that he prefers Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan over James in terms of great basketball players. A man who puts kids in classrooms or one who puts kids in cages? "I believe there's someone else out there". In the interview James and Lemon covered an array of topics, including Trump's presidency.

During the interview, MJames also discussed a new school he has opened for underprivileged children in his home town in OH, which offers free meals and bikes to students, as well as job placement assistance for parents and an on-site food bank. Trump is traveling to OH for a campaign rally on Saturday.

James's last message was about his newly completed I Promise School in Akron, a public and nonprofit partnership created to help underserved kids in his OH hometown.

This recent feud with the most powerful man in the world started when James accused Trump of dividing the nation through sports.

But Trump's election has charged James's outlook, along with other athletes and coaches.

LeBron's on-court rivals Golden State Warriors are in the same camp with him as they have not been to the White House during their back-to-back championship wins in 2017 and 2018.

To be fair, James has also not been so kind to Trump on Twitter in the past, though he probably won't be changing his mind in the near future.

"The most important thing we can give them is structure".

"I think (racism's) always been there".