Petition calls for Lebron James to be named Education Secretary

Supporters of Lebron James are taking a swipe at President 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 Mr. 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.

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