The father of one of the three UCLA basketball players who was arrested in China for shoplifting is refusing to say thank you to President Donald Trump for his role in getting his son released from China.

Lavar Ball appeared on CNN on Monday night with host Chris Cuomo to discuss his recent public spat with President Trump after Ball insinuated that Trump had nothing to do with his son’s release from prison.

Almost immediately, the interview went from being a normal news interview to a circus show as Ball’s comments made no sense and left Cuomo confused.

Ball’s remarks were so incoherent that CNN ended up defending Trump — something the network rarely does.

“Why won’t you say thank you to the president?” Cuomo asked.

Ball responded by insinuating that because President Trump did not take his son home on Air Force One that he does not deserve a thank you.

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