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Trump tweets 'MAGA' at liberal columnist who criticized him

24 November, 2017, 01:11 | Author: Rachael Silva
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Tweeting from his Florida vacation home, Trump said: "It wasn't the White House, it wasn't the State Department, it wasn't father LaVar's so-called people on the ground in China that got his son out of a long term prison sentence - IT WAS ME". "I don't know. If I was going to thank somebody I'd probably thank President Xi (Jinping)", he told CNN's Chris Cuomo.

In Ball, media pundits say, Trump may have found a worthy opponent - somebody with a big enough personality and financial independence to take him on.

After Nike, Adidas and Under Armour all informed him they were not interested in completing a deal with his son Lonzo - LaVar chose to start up his own company called Big Baller Brand.

President Trump responded to what he saw as Ball minimizing his role in the release of his son, tweeting at the crack of dawn that Ball was an "ungrateful fool" and a "poor man's Don King", adding that "IT WAS ME", who helped secure the release.

Trump's former ghostwriter Tony Schwartz posited the theory Wednesday night while speaking to CNN's s John Berman, who invited him to comment on the recent war of words between the President and Lavar Ball.

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Trump raised the arrests during a two-day state visit to Beijing, arriving after the three freshman players were accused of stealing sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store next to the team's hotel.

The writer behind Donald Trump's New York Times best-selling book "The Art of the Deal" claims the President is both afraid and captivated by black people. "You want me to thank you?" said Ball.

Var, you could have spent the next 5 to 10 years during Thanksgiving with your son in China, but no National Basketball Association contract to support you. "(The Chinese) do not play games". "But it's hard to avoid noticing a gratuitously ugly pattern in Trump's responses, in which Trump vaguely suggests either that his targets are getting above their station, or that they're asking for too much and are insufficiently thankful for all that has been done for them", Sargent wrote.

In addition to defending his family against the president's attacks, Ball has also generated significant exposure for his Big Baller Brand apparel and footwear company. Ball refused to thank the President for his alleged actions and said that he's unsure if Trump actually had anything to do with it in the first place.


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