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LeBron James Trashes President Trump In New Comment

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers stands on the court during their game against the Golden State Warriors.

OAKLAND, CA - JANUARY 16: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers stands on the court during their game against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena on January 16, 2017 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

LeBron James and Kevin Durant were interviewed together by ESPN's Cari Champion for an UNINTERRUPTED video in advance of All-Star Weekend. The interview was filmed in January.

The two NBA stars were interviewed by Champion while driving around Akron, Ohio. Champion was playing the role of an Uber driver.

Most of the conversation focused on basketball, but it did touch politics - and, more specifically, Donald Trump. James has been very outspoken about the president, often criticizing him, and he did the same in this interview.

"The climate is hot. The No. 1 job in America, the appointed person is someone who doesn't understand the people. And really don't give a f--- about the people," James said of Trump.

James was then asked by Champion about some of the comments Trump has made that have been deemed racist by some. The Cavs' star says he wasn't surprised.

"It's not even a surprise when he says something. It's like laughable," James said. "It's laughable and it's scary."

James has used his platform a lot to speak out against the president and the state of America. During a game in Washington, D.C. earlier this season, James wore black and white shoes with the words "Equality" written on the back.

The Cleveland star has also spoken out against Trump on Twitter. He called the president a "bum" when he revoked his White House visit offer to Steph Curry and the Warriors.

The NBA's All-Star Weekend begins on Friday night. The All-Star Game will take place on Sunday evening. James and Durant are on the same team.