Politics WH: Trump IQ comment a 'joke'

23:10  10 october  2017
23:10  10 october  2017 Source:   The Hill

Schumer to Trump: Stop blaming Puerto Rico for the storm

  Schumer to Trump: Stop blaming Puerto Rico for the storm Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) ripped President Trump on Tuesday after he appeared to joke that Puerto Rico recovery efforts had "thrown our budget a little out of whack.""Mr. President, enough. Stop blaming Puerto Rico for the storm that devastated their shores, and roll up your sleeves and get the recovery on track. That's your job as president," Schumer told reporters during a weekly leadership pr"Mr. President, enough. Stop blaming Puerto Rico for the storm that devastated their shores, and roll up your sleeves and get the recovery on track. That's your job as president," Schumer told reporters during a weekly leadership press conference.

Army to kick out West Point grad MORE, his top spokesperson said Tuesday, claiming his offer for both to take an IQ test was a joke . Sanders's comments came after an interview Trump gave earlier on Tuesday, in which he suggested he could beat Tillerson at an IQ test.

“I believe he was making a joke at the time,” Sanders said, before moving on. Gizzi appeared to be referencing a passage from Trump ’s speech to law enforcement officers For many, the comment immediately brought to mind Freddie Gray, who died in the custody of Baltimore Police in 2015.

WH: Trump IQ comment a 'joke' © Provided by The Hill WH: Trump IQ comment a 'joke' President Trump did not imply he was smarter than Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, his top spokesperson said Tuesday, claiming his offer for both to take an IQ test was a joke.

"The president certainly never implied that the secretary of State was not intelligent. He made a joke. Nothing more than that," White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Tuesday.

Sanders said the two men "had a great visit at lunch" and reiterated Trump has confidence in his secretary of State.

Sanders's comments came after an interview Trump gave earlier on Tuesday, in which he suggested he could beat Tillerson at an IQ test.

That remark follows a report from NBC News last week that Tillerson, frustrated with the president, called Trump a "moron."

Ted Cruz, Who Is Not the Zodiac Killer, Acknowledges a Long-Running Joke .
The senator from Texas tweeted an image associated with the infamous serial killer, finally acknowledging a joking meme.We’re pretty sure. The infamous serial killer’s last confirmed murder was in 1969, while the senator from Texas was born in 1970. We feel the need to be very clear about this: Ted Cruz, the Republican senator from Texas, is almost surely not the Zodiac killer. It’s just about impossible.

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