Petition calls for Lebron James to be named Education Secretary

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Friday, August 10, 2018
Petition calls for Lebron James to be named Education Secretary
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Supporters of Lebron James are taking a swipe at President Trump with a new petition drive.

Supporters of Lebron James are taking a swipe at President Donald Trump with a new petition drive. Thousands of people have signed a petition which calls for James to replace current Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

The petition comes in response to a tweet by Trump last week where he questioned James' intelligence.

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The president's comment came after James appeared on CNN to talk about a newly-opened school for at-risk students, established by the Lebron James Family foundation and Akron public schools.