The I Promise School is the culmination of almost a decade of work by James' foundation, with its focus on educating children from challenging situations or backgrounds. "He made Lebron look smart, which isn't easy to do", the president tweeted of the Los Angeles Lakers player. The future NBA Hall of Famer responded, "I would never sit across from him".
In the same interview, James appeared to indicate that he was open to the possibility of running for president, a question that has provoked the president to attack other sports stars, actors, and political figures in the past. In June this year, before the National Basketball Association finals between Cavaliers and Warriors, James said that neither team wants an invitation to the White House. At the end of the interview, Lemon asked if James, "What would you say to the president if he were sitting right here?"
He's dividing us, and what I've noticed over the last few months is that he's kind of used sport to kind of divide us.
Trump threatens to ramp up tariffs on Chinese goods
That prompted concern among American companies that retaliation might expand to disrupting their operations in China. In 2017 the United States had a $376 billion trade deficit with China, which it is keen to reduce.
James has been critical of the president and his administration in the past, and his dislike of CNN has been well established.
Trump, who will spend Saturday evening at a rally for a fellow Republican outside Columbus, has long denounced the media - CNN in particular - and rarely lets a slight go unnoticed. I don't want my future kids growing up in a world where two Black men, accomplished in their field, are called dumb because they disagree with your views.
On a separate airing of "CNN Tonight", Lemon said that Trump's presidency "can be defined by lies".
Crews assessing damage to College Lake Dam in Lynchburg
According to the City of Lynchburg, Lakeside Drive from Old Forest Road to Moorman Drive, will be closed until further notice. Evacuees from the Sandusky Apartments are being taken to the Salvation Army, the City of Lynchburg said in a Facebook post.
The interview that Donald is referring to took place after LeBron's foundation, the LeBron James Family Foundation, and the Akron Ohio Public Schools launched a new elementary school for at-risk children on July 30.
"Both Amadou [Gallo Fall, NBA managing director for Africa] and I have spoken directly to LeBron James, and he has stated that he would very much like to come to Africa and be part of the game".
1980s hit TV show 'Alf' may get reboot
One idea would involve the character emerging from Area 51 to find himself in a very different world nearly 30 years later. In the original TV series, ALF - which stands for Alien Life Form - was from the planet Melmac.