"Andrew Jackson was not a nice man to people of color," he said.
"Poor people are too stupid to know they're just chess pieces in a game," he added.
The action will go down whether it is legal or not.
Christie's PAC paid for a seat at Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
President said the league was "winging it" handling domestic violence cases.
“I don’t think I have to interpret those statements for you," Obama said in Malaysia.
"I don't have a bad word to say about Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton," he added.
"I'll make literally billions and billions of baskets," the basketball star jokes.
Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) plans to sign off on funding for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena.
"I think LeBron did the right thing," Obama said, endorsing the protest.
Press secretary Josh Earnest called James's return to Cleveland "a testament" to his values.