James had just opened a school for underprivileged children in Ohio.
Trump seemed to take issue with some of James' comments.
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England seamer Sam Curran praised India skipper Virat Kohli's innings on the second day of the first Test at Edgbaston. Such was the dominance of the 29-year-old captain, the next top scorer for India was opener Shikhar Dhawan with 26.
The new Laker talked to Lemon about the new school he was starting, but the conversation often veered back to politics and Trump.
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However Courtois' contract situation could change the club's stance as they don't want to lose the goalkeeper for nothing next June.
The NBA great admitted to having "jitters" before the opening, an event he said is "going to be one of the greatest moments - if not the greatest - of my life".
This tweet comes just days after James opened his remarkable I Promise public school in Akron, Ohio, which was the whole reason for his sit down with Lemon. It's one of the more admirable charity initiatives in recent memory and has been lauded by people across the political spectrum. The killing of Trayvon Martin - the 2012 case in which the unarmed black teenager was fatally shot and his killer, George Zimmerman, was acquitted by a Florida jury - was a turning point, he told Lemon.
James is arguably the most revered athlete in America, and has been widely praised for his intellect and leadership. Last September he called Trump a "bum" after the president appeared to disinvite the National Basketball Association championship-winning Golden State Warriors from a traditional White House visit because one of their stars, Stephen Curry, criticised Trump. Afterward, Trump announced that neither team was invited.
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Brunson had denied all charges and his case has become a cause celebre for US evangelicals and the Trump administration. Erdogan, who is known for his sometimes provocative anti-Western rhetoric, has yet to comment.
James made similar remarks regarding Trump and sports on Monday in an interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols, adding that he has no regrets about criticizing him.