If there was any doubt as to what LeBron James thinks of President Donald Trump, he just removed all of it.
Just hours after the president rescinded an invitation for the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors to come to the White House, the Cavs superstar made his thoughts known on Twitter Saturday, calling Trump a "bum" and adding, "Going to the White House was a great honor until you showed up!"
U bum @StephenCurry30 already said he ain't going! So therefore ain't no invite. Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up!— LeBron James (@KingJames) September 23, 2017
The exchange came after Golden State's Steph Curry said he would not be going to the White House, explaining many of his teammates felt the same way. In response, the president took to Twitter and revoked the team's invitation this morning.
Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team.Stephen Curry is hesitating,therefore invitation is withdrawn!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 23, 2017
Hours after posting the original tweet, James took to social media once again to offer more detailed thoughts on his remarks.
In a two minute video posted to Uninterrupted's (the digital company James owns) Twitter page, the four-time MVP said he was "frustrated" with the president "[trying] to divide us once again."
"He's now using sports as the platform to try to divide us," James said. "We all know how much sports brings us together, how much passion it has, how much we love and care,...and for him to try to use this platform to divide us even more is not something I can stand for, and it's not something I can be quiet about."
This is not the first time James, who endorsed Hillary Clinton in last November's presidential election, has publicly spoken out against President Trump: Following last month's white supremacist march in Charlottesville, Virginia, James referred to Trump as the "so-called president," and claimed he had "made [hate] fashionable again."
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