Steve Kerr: 'The GOP has sold its soul to Trump'
© Getty Images

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr on Wednesday called out the GOP for selling its "soul" to President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden administration still seizing land near border despite plans to stop building wall: report Illinois House passes bill that would mandate Asian-American history lessons in schools Overnight Defense: Administration says 'low to moderate confidence' Russia behind Afghanistan troop bounties | 'Low to medium risk' of Russia invading Ukraine in next few weeks | Intelligence leaders face sharp questions during House worldwide threats he MORE, saying that Democrats needed to make 2020 about unifying the country. 

"I believe the vast majority of Americans want a unifying, moral leader," Kerr said on Twitter, linking to a New York Times opinion piece titled, " 'Trump's going to get re-elected, isn't he?' "

ADVERTISEMENT

"The GOP has sold its soul to Trump, so the Dems have to get this right in 2020. Make this about jobs and unification. Period."

Kerr has repeatedly denounced Trump and his administration and has been outspoken about issues such as gun violence for years. His latest remarks came just days after he urged Democrats to denounce the president's attacks against a group of minority congresswomen as racist.

"Come on members of Congress, call out the president for his racist tweets this morning," Kerr said on Sunday. "Show some leadership. It’s the job you were elected to do."

Trump sparked an uproar earlier this week by telling four freshman House Democrats to "go back" to the "totally broken and crime infested places from which they came" before speaking out about how the United States should be governed.  

Trump also claimed that the congresswomen — Reps. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarNew York Times defends itself against Project Veritas defamation suit Tlaib: US policing 'intentionally racist,' can't be reformed Biden, first lady send 'warmest greetings' to Muslims for Ramadan MORE (Minn.), Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOn The Money: Weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level since lockdowns | Retail sales surge in March | Dow, S&P hit new records Ocasio-Cortez says she disagrees with holding up infrastructure over SALT Democrats battle over best path for Puerto Rico MORE (N.Y.), Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Tax March - CDC in limbo on J&J vax verdict; Rep. Brady retiring Democrats brace for new 'defund the police' attacks Bernie Sanders says he disagrees with Tlaib's call for 'no more police' MORE (Mich.) and Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyFDA ends restrictions on mailing abortion pills during pandemic Tlaib: US policing 'intentionally racist,' can't be reformed Pelosi's advice for the 'Squad': 'You're not a one-person show' MORE (Mass.) — "came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe." Omar, who came to the U.S. with her family as a refugee from Somalia, is the only one of the four born outside the U.S. 

The House on Tuesday voted to condemn the remarks as racist. 

Kerr has consistently weighed in on controversial issues during Trump's time in the White House. He wore a “Vote For Our Lives" shirt before Game 2 of the NBA Finals following a mass shooting in Virginia. 

“The shirt is a reminder that the only way we can get out of this mess is to actually vote, and to vote for people who are going to be willing to create some change in our gun laws in our country,” he said.