The Toddler President Demands Praise

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called a press conference this week to insist that he believes President Donald Trump is "smart," because it had come out that Tillerson once called Trump a "moron."

Tillerson's presser appeared to be the latest in a series of attempts by senior White House officials to assuage the feelings of the president, a man who insists that his cabinet secretaries praise him. Reporters Jessica Schulberg and S.V. Date assess how much of his own dignity Tillerson shredded.

Then: reporters Julia Craven and Nick Wing discuss the political fallout of the Las Vegas massacre, and S.V. Date disagrees with host Arthur Delaney's contention that Republicans won't pass tax reform.

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