Friday, 20 October, 2017

A moron? But I have higher IQ than Rex Tillerson, claims Trump

Rex Tillerson addresses rumors on quitting Trump challenges Tillerson to battle of IQ tests over reported 'moron' jab
Wilma Wheeler | 12 October, 2017, 00:45

Is Donald Trump really a "moron", as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has reportedly alleged - or is Trump actually smarter than his own top diplomat gives him credit for? Now, according to a new sports betting liner, the 45th president is yet again the underdog, but this time it's all about his infamous IQ test remark.

"I think it's fake news".

FILE - In this August 11, 2017, file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, speaks following a meeting with President Donald Trump at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. Trump challenged Tillerson to "compare IQ tests", delivering a sharp-edged ribbing that threw a bright spotlight on his seemingly shaky relationship with his top diplomat.

Speaking at a daily press conference, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders later said Trump's "IQ tests" comment was "a joke and nothing more than that".

Enter Mensa, which told The Hill it is standing by to put the president's mental mettle to the test. Tillerson scores 120, while Trump's is just a crudely done kid's drawing of the president in a truck.

In the Forbes interview, Trump also reacted to criticism that he has undermined Tillerson through his provocative posts on Twitter that have interfered directly with ongoing diplomatic efforts.

"I'm not undermining", Trump told Forbes, adding that he has "total confidence" in Tillerson.

If you're looking to throw down some more cash on USA politics, Bovada is also offering betting lines on whether White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will stay in his job through 2017, which political party will win the 2020 election, and if Twitter will suspend President Trump's account this year.

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