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Trump challenges Tillerson to compare IQ tests

President Donald Trump addressed questions about his relationships with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and White House chief of staff John Kelly amid reporting about tensions among his top aides. The Stock Market Is Doing Well Under Donald Trump
Dexter Carr | 12 October, 2017, 00:44

Tillerson scores 120, while Trump's is just a crudely done kid's drawing of the president in a truck.

Asked last night whether he felt he had undermined Mr Tillerson with his IQ comment, Mr Trump said: "No, ..."

The president says he may feel "stronger and tougher" than other people on the subject.

Mensa has weighed in on a brewing war of wits between Donald Trump and his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, offering to host an intelligence test between the pair.

President Donald Trump addressed questions about his relationships with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and White House chief of staff John Kelly amid reporting about tensions among his top aides.

If you're looking to throw down some more cash on US 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. Trump then said this in an interview with Forbes: "I think it's fake news he said that but if he did that, I guess we'll have to compare IQ tests".

The "world's oldest worldwide IQ society" offered its services after the United States president responded to claims that Tillerson had called him a "f--ing moron". The White House insisted the president was only joking.

In an interview with Forbes published Tuesday, Trump dismissed the story as false, and offered a solution. The president responded that if the claim was true, the two should duke it out in a battle of brainpower. "Yet I say of Tillerson, 'god I hope he doesn't leave.' We do know he had the courage to call this guy out as a moron and we do know at least he has instincts more in line with a sobriety than who knows the next person the president could bring in".

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