His remarks brought many reactions online from Republicans as well as Democrats, with many calling out the president for seemingly refusing to single out white supremacists.
The Cleveland Cavaliers star took to Twitter to voice his frustration with the white nationalist rally that took place in Charlottesville, Va., and to voice his sadness in regard to the violence that ensued during it. James also used President Donald Trump's slogan, "Make America Great Again", to take a direct jab.
The King is not happy and won't be silent on the issue.
James actively campaigned for Trump's opponent in last year's presidential election, Hillary Clinton, and was an avid supporter of Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama.
He previously was on pace to visit his golf clubs more than 650 times in an eight-year presidency. Not as wrought by organizers who included ex-Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke, who said the event served "to fulfill the promises of Donald Trump". Later in the day, two other people were killed following a helicopter crash that was reportedly connected to the situation. Trump tweeted at 1:19 p.m. We don't know, and the Trump Administration won't say. It wasn't until McIlroy spoke about the round to No Laying Up that the Trump Administration had to correct the record.
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