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

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

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.

In this October 5, 2017, photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives for the first meeting of the National Space Council in Chantilly, Va. President Donald 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.

Later, the State Department said Tillerson never used "that type of language".

"I think it's fake news", said Trump of the reported "moron" quip.

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".

The organisation, which "provides a forum for intellectual exchange" among its members, requires an admissions test score which puts the applicant in the "upper two percent of the general population".

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"They're working hand in hand to move the president's agenda forward".

Both Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were reportedly furious about the report.

"I'm not undermining. I think I'm actually strengthening authority", Mr Trump said.

The report came just days after Trump upbraided the former ExxonMobil CEO for "wasting his time" trying to negotiate with North Korea.

But, despite trashing his secretary of state's traditional approach to diplomacy ("we can talk to them") with Twitter-threats of nuclear annihilation, Trump insists his style is bolstering the White House team.


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