Trump and father of UCLA player spar over arrest in China

They're having a war of words.

ByMeghan Keneally
November 20, 2017, 11:15 AM

— -- President Donald Trump and the father of one of the UCLA basketball players caught shoplifting in China have become engaged in a so-called war of words.

Last week LiAngelo Ball and two other UCLA players, Cody Riley and Jaden Hill, were detained in Shanghai after an incident that involved stealing a pair of sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store. The incident coincided with Trump's Asia trip, and he brought the issue up with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Here's how the fallout unfolded.

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