Trump challenges Tillerson to battle of IQ tests over reported 'moron' jab
11 October, 2017, 00:31
Tensions were always going to be hard between President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday, but he does believe Tillerson and other key White House figures will end up staying in office.
Reacting to reports last week that Mr. Tillerson referred to Mr. Trump as a "moron", the president suggested he'd win an aptitude test in an interview with Forbes.
President Donald Trump said Monday that United States policy toward North Korea has been a failure for a quarter of a century, falsely asserting that Washington has been paying "extortion money" to Pyongyang as it developed atomic weapons.
While Trump has favored rapid-fire insults over in-depth intellect during his political rise to power, he does consider himself quite a thinker.
Speaking at a press conference in Beijing, Tillerson said the USA made it clear through its direct channels to North Korea that it was seeking peace through talks.
Tillerson's non-response, according to several reports, has made the president even angrier, prompting his IQ challenge in the Forbes interview.
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Tillerson would find it beneath both his personal dignity and the dignity of the presidency - but he'd sign on too, as it'd be a flawless opportunity for him to exit the administration.
"All these guys go through the same experience, because in the end, power in America at the executive branch level is the president", he said.
Trump over the weekend responded positively when asked about his relationship with the Secretary of State.
"I think the most immediate action that we need is to calm things down", Tillerson added.
"There's no question there's friction in how Kelly approaches how the White House should run and how Trump approaches it", former Clinton chief of staff Leon Panetta toldCNN. Trumpclaimed in one of his tweets.
In Las Vegas, where he flew Wednesday to honor victims of the worst mass shooting in US history, Trump said of Tillerson's remarks at the presser: "I'm very honored by his comments".
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