Trump's cognitive abilities ridiculed with a supercut showing him slurring his way through speeches

Trump's cognitive abilities ridiculed with a supercut showing him slurring his way through speeches
Credit: Gage Skidmore

"Morning Joe" hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski ridiculed Donald Trump on Friday morning after the president took aim at presumptive presidential campaign opponent Joe Biden in a Twitter boast that read: "He cannot pass the test I 'aced'. He should give it a try!!!"

After the two hosts finished giggling at the president's claim, Brzezinski explained what Trump's test was comprised of.

"He's still talking about that test. they show a picture of a lion and say what is this? That's what he's bragging about?" Scarborough smirked.

"Here's in the cognitive test that he claimed he aced," co-host Brzezinski explained. "As the New York Times explained back in 2018, to assess attention and concentration subjects are read a list of five digits and are asked to repeat them in the order they were provided. Other exercises include drawing a clock with the hands pointing to 11, 10 and then identifying a lion, rhino or a camel. A perfect score is 30. A score from 26 to 30 is considered normal."

"And two years later, he is bragging about being able to identify a lion or a rhino or a camel," Scarborough re-emphasized.

With Brzezinski reminding viewers about Trump's claim that he only uses the "best words," the Morning Joe hosts then shared a supercut of the president bumbling and slurring his way through speeches before his fans.

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