Melania Trump defends LeBron James after he was insulted by President Trump on Twitter.

Melania Trump defends LeBron James after he was insulted by President Trump on Twitter.
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Donald Trump should probably be focusing on running the country, but instead he has been picking fights with charitable NBA stars on Twitter.

Late on Friday night, the President of the United States decided it would be a good idea to insult Don Lemon and LeBron James after James appeared on CNN to talk about the opening of his new school in Ohio:

Most people were horrified (though not shocked) over the president's juvenile and unwarranted insults, including his wife, First Lady Melania Trump.

On Saturday, Melania broke from Trump's narrative to defend LeBron James with this statement released through her spokeswoman:

She also said that she would be "open" to visiting James' I Promise School for at-risk children in Akron, Ohio:

"As you know, Mrs. Trump has traveled the country and world talking to children about their well-being, healthy living, and the importance of responsible online behavior with her Be Best initiative. Her platform centers around visiting organizations, hospitals and schools, and she would be open to visiting the I Promise School in Akron. "

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Melania Trump defends LeBron James after he was insulted by President Trump on Twitter.
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Yikes, dinner is at the White House is going to be awkward this weekend.

Each student in the program who graduates is guaranteed a four-year college scholarship to the University of Akron.

Melania Trump defends LeBron James after he was insulted by President Trump on Twitter.
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Twitter was surprised that Melania would stand up to her husband in this way:

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Michael Jordan, who Trump referenced in his anti-LeBron tweet, also spoke out on James' behalf:

I wonder how much Trump will "like Mike" after reading that!

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