A brief history of Republicans questioning Donald Trump’s intelligence

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) Getty Images
It’s no secret that President Donald Trump cares deeply about what people think of his intelligence. Whether it’s his frequent boasts about being a “very intelligent person” with an Ivy League education or his bizarre penchant for challenging rivals to an I.Q. test, Trump has made it clear that he is very sensitive to allegations that he is not smart.

But increasingly, members of his own party, including some in his own cabinet, have either publicly questioned Trump’s intelligence or have reportedly outed those feelings in private.

Here’s a running list of Republicans who’ve questioned the president’s intelligence.