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Did Secretary of State Rex Tillerson call President Trump a moron?

This month it was reported that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called President Trump a "moron" in a Pentagon meeting. The President was not present at the Pentagon meeting.

Tillerson responded to the allegations by saying, "I'm not going to deal with petty stuff like that. I'm just not going to be part of this effort to divide this administration." He also reaffirmed his support for President Trump.

What is missing in the Secretary's statement is a denial that he called the President a "moron."

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