The President commented about the dramatic statement of the Secretary of state in his address
The US President Donald trump said that would be ahead of Secretary of state Rex Tillerson according to the test results on the level of intelligence. This comment came after reports that the head of us diplomacy called the President a “jerk.”
“I think it’s fake news, but if he really said so, we’ll have to compare the results of IQ tests. And I’ll tell you who will win,” trump said Tuesday in an interview with Forbes magazine.
According to recent media reports, Tillerson used an offensive word. during a meeting at the Pentagon a few months ago. In recent days, Tillerson affirmed his commitment to the Trump, but not denied reports of his comments.
“I’m not going to get into these petty things, – said trump last week, when reports emerged about his remark about trump. I just don’t want to participate in these attempts to sow discord in the administration.”
Tillerson has distanced himself from some of the foreign policy statements of trump, especially his sharp rhetoric against North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN and discussion on the topic of whether the US to negotiate with Pyongyang on curbing its nuclear program.
“I told Rex Tillerson, our wonderful Secretary of state that he is wasting time trying to negotiate with a Small rocket, a – trump wrote on Twitter last week. – Save it, Rex, we’ll do what you need!
According to NBC News, Tillerson was thinking to resign because of disagreements with trump, however, the American leader denied this information, calling it “fake news.” “Low journalistic standards. I do not agree”, – he said.
Whatever their relationship, on Tuesday trump will meet with Tillerson and the Minister of defence James Mattis during a working lunch at the White house.
On Tuesday, trump made a harsh remark about another prominent figure in American foreign policy, Senator Bob Corker, who heads the Senate Committee on foreign relations. On Sunday, Corker said in an interview with the New York Times that, in his opinion, trump sees his role of an American leader as well as the role of the leading reality show, throwing threats against other countries, which the United States can be “on the way to the third world war”.
Trump, in response, wrote that the newspaper “framed” Corker, recording this conversation. “Made a fool of him. Here’s what I have to deal with!” – wrote trump.
Corker said in an interview: “I don’t think he realizes what effect is happening around the world, when the President of the United States says such things as he, especially in the region of which he speaks”.
Trump on Sunday wrote on Twitter that the Corker, recently announced intention to retire after the elections of 2018, “lacked the courage” to run for another six-year term in the Senate.
Corker responded immediately on Twitter: “it’s a Shame that the White house has turned into a kindergarten for adults. Someone clearly missed my shift this morning.”