In a new interview with Forbes Magazine, the president defended his intelligence and implied that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who was formerly chief executive of oil giant Exxon Mobil, is dumber than him.
"I'm a free trader, but free trade has to be smart trade, it has to be equal trade".
Corker told the newspaper, "I don't think he appreciates that when the president of the United States speaks and says the things that he does, the impact that it has around the world, especially in the region that he's addressing".
Because October is Mensa Membership Month, Mensa is administering Mensa admissions tests measuring IQ in 150 testing sessions across the nation. "I'm not undermining", Trump replied.
If there's nothing else that those anxious about national security can agree on, it's that President Trump is too hot tempered, impulsive and shallow-thinking to be in charge of our defense.
The secretary of state has a huge array of responsibilities as a top adviser to the president and the head of a large bureaucracy in the State Department.
She said Trump has complete confidence in Tillerson, accusing the media of continuing to bring up a non-story. This is what you might call a breakdown of their working relationship. "I mean, you look at some of these agencies, how massive they are, and it's totally unnecessary". He says he has great respect for the former secretary of state, calling him a man of huge talent and knowledge. Now they'll say, 'He doesn't understand.
"We were on the wrong path before", Trump said.
Elections serve as an IQ test for voters. So even if Trump did above average on an IQ test, that would have virtually no standing on whether or not he will be a good leader. Lane delves into how the president sees things, that there's always a victor and always a loser, something that has stemmed from Trump's time in win-lose businesses based on out-negotiating one's business partner. "Their beliefs and jobs are trumped by their IQ scores".
Taken together, these comments will certainly accelerate Washington's "Rexit" watch - the steadily growing expectation that Tillerson will resign from office or be pushed out.
Trump had previously said he wanted a DACA deal to include significant money for border security and eventual funding for his border wall. "We talked to a dozen people for this story". I tell you what.