Trump slams LeBron James and branded him a “hater”
Donald Trump ripped into “nasty” LeBron James and branded him a “hater” as he called into Rush Limbaugh’s radio show.
The president turned his fire on the Los Angeles Lakers superstar, who has been an outspoken critic of Mr Trump and once called him a “bum.”
“LeBron is a spokesman for the Democratic party and a very nasty spokesman,” Mr Trump told the conservative talk show host on Friday.
Trump slams LeBron James
During an interview with Rush Limbaugh, Trump called out James for being a supporter of Black Lives Matter and the Democratic Party. He said “He’s a great basketball player, but people don’t want to see a guy that’s that way. They don’t want to see that. … He’s a hater. You don’t want to sit down, watch a basketball game, and then watch somebody that hates your guts, okay, He’s a hater.”
Trump didn’t stop there, as he called out James for his support of Democrats. Trump said, “LeBron is a spokesman for the Democratic Party and a very nasty spokesman
In response, James said he was fine with Mr Trump not watching him play.
“I really don’t think the basketball community is sad about losing his viewership,” James said then