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President Trump intervenes to free three alleged college basketball playing shoplifters from China


HANGZHOU, CHINA – Three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting sunglasses in China are now on a flight back to Los Angeles after President Trump intervened in the matter.

Last week, Deadspin reported “UCLA freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley, and Jalen Hill … were arrested last week when they were caught shoplifting from high-end luxury stores.” The players were then detained after allegedly taking sunglasses from a shop, and did not play in the ball game against Georgia Tech.

In a statement released today, a UCLA official said, “The three UCLA men’s basketball student-athletes involved in the incident with authorities in Hangzhou, China are on a flight back home to Los Angeles, and the matter has been resolved to the satisfaction of the Chinese authorities.

“We are all very pleased that these young men have been allowed to return home to their families and university.

“We are grateful for the role that our Chinese hosts played, and for the courtesy and professionalism of the local authorities. We also want to acknowledge UCLA’s significant efforts on behalf of their student-athletes. Finally, we want to thank the President, the White House and the U.S. State Department for their efforts towards resolution.”

Mark Dreyer of China Sports Insider reports that “ALL shoplifting charges against LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill were dropped, meaning the UCLA trio return home with a clean record. They also were NOT officially deported.”

Reuters reported that President Trump told reporters in Manila that, “What they did was unfortunate.” Trump also told reporters, Reuters says, that the three men could have faced long prison sentences, and President Xi of China was “terrific” in assisting in freeing them.

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Now one of the fathers is bad mouthing Trump because his kid is suspended – typical democrap – Tell this moron Trump can fly him back where he can do 10 years hard labor in a chinese prison – fkn morons.

Typical black man shoplifting and getting away with it. I would venture to say they will throw the race card in soon, make it look like the Chinese were profiling them

Stero – 12 inch peckers and pea sized brains ? Are you saying their brains are in the head of their schlongs – What a surprising revelation!

Normal for Clinton voters = Theft/Lies – you made your college proud -hell you made America proud of you – TAKE A KNEE you morons.

Trump will dangle these 3 like a trophy. The black community suffered a huge loss.

Leaders of governments arbitrarily apply the rules they are charged with enforcing in a manner that disrespects the supposed “blind justice” nature of rules, law and order. Governments are nothing more than strong men ruling over peasant workers. All governments should be destroyed and rules abolished. Anarchy should exist supreme.

Shut up Peter

They won’t be grateful. Should have left them there to suffer the consequences. They won’t learn a thing and will be shooting hoops before you know it.

Why did he enable these entitled jerks? He should have let them stew in a Chinese jail for a couple more weeks before he intervened as a warning to future a$$holes like this.

trump has time to worry about these 3 stooges but not Americans being murdered?! smh. 3 more trump voters… Their pappy must have $ and a stake in trumps game.

Yes, even with the phony Russia collusion business going on Trump has time to help three Americans who were in a foreign country. They will pay a price here, the university will see to that.

Black guys shoplifting. Why does everything have to be so damned cliche’? If I were a black person I’d do everything the opposite of what the majority expected me to do. In other words I’d be a nuclear physicist, not a basketball playing thief. I’m guessing they have 12″ peckers, an affinity for blonde girls and a love of Tupac. Humiliating to be saved by a cynical white supremist president. Trump scored points for the neonazis by doing this. He likes the optics.

He should have left them there.

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