LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers speaks to media after game against the Indiana Pacers in Game One of Round One during the 2018 NBA Playoffs on April 15, 2018 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

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New Jersey Senator Says Trump Wouldn’t Have Attacked LeBron If He Was White

Sen. Bob Menendez said Trump questioning James’ intelligence was the latest example of his racism.

On Monday, the longest-serving Hispanic member of the United States Senate ripped into President Trump for an apparent pattern of racism on the Commander in Chief’s home turf: Twitter.

Sen. Robert Menendez used Trump’s attack on LeBron James following the NBA star’s appearance on CNN as a jumping off point to call attention to how Trump views minorities.

After James was on CNN and said Trump used sports to divide people, the president wrote:

Sen. Menendez directly addressed that comment with his first tweet on Monday night.

Menendez then sent out a thread of tweets that included references to Trump’s comments about Mexican immigrants while campaigning, his continued attacks on President Obama, his response to what happened in Charlottesville, and many more instances of apparent racism.

Menendez concluded:

James has yet to respond to Menendez or Trump at this point.

Read the full story at The Associated Press