Donald Trump has called Rex Tillerson “dumb as a rock” on Twitter shortly after the former secretary of state made a controversial statement about his working relationship with the president during a rare public appearance. “Mike Pompeo is doing a great job, I am very proud of him. The tweet followed
Mike Pompeo is doing a great job, I am very proud of him. His predecessor, Rex Tillerson, didn’t have the mental capacity needed. He was dumb as a rock and I couldn’t get rid of him fast enough. He was lazy as hell. Now it is a whole new ballgame, great spirit at State!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 7, 2018