The world of sports has been speaking on the Presidential Election, particularly after the shocking result.
LeBron James, who supporter and introduced Hillary Clinton at a rally in Cleveland, visited the White House this week to celebrate the Cavs Championship with the President and the First Lady. When the Washington Post asked him about Trump’s victory and the future, James, who stayed up with his wife until 4am to watch the election, had a few things to say:
“It was difficult,” James said of Tuesday night. “It was difficult watching it. Me and my wife didn’t go to bed until 4 o’clock in the morning. It was very difficult seeing what happened not only in our state, but in our country. Like I said, it is what it is. That’s in the past. We need to live in the present and make our future better.”
James, who had said that of the two candidates only Clinton understood the struggles of children born into poverty in Akron, had mixed emotions about President-Elect Trump.
“Hes our president, James said. No matter if you agree with it or disagree with it, hes the guy, and we all have to figure a way to make America as great as it can be. We all have to do our part. Our nation has never been built on one guy, anyways. Its been built on multiple guys, multiple people in power, multiple people having a dream and making it become a reality by giving back to the community, by giving back to the youth, doing so many great things.
We always have a guy that has the most power, and thats the President of the United States. But its never been built on one guy. We all have to figure out a way we can better our country. We all know, we all feel, that this is the best country in the world. We have to all do our part. Its not about him. Its not about him at all, especially not for me and what I do.
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