Donald Trump meets with the Queen. He asks her, “Your Majesty, how do you run such an efficient government? Are there any tips you can give to me?”
“Well,” says the Queen, “the most important thing is to surround yourself with intelligent people.”
Trump frowns. “But how do I know the people around me are really intelligent?”
The Queen takes a sip of tea. “Oh, that’s easy. You just ask them to answer an intelligence riddle.”
The Queen pushes a button on her intercom. “Please send Theresa May in here, would you?”
Theresa May walks into the room. “Yes, your majesty?”
The Queen smiles. “Answer me this, please, Theresa. Your mother and father have a child. It is not your brother and it is not your sister. Who is it?”
Without pausing for a moment, Theresa answers, “That would be me.”
“Yes! Very good,” says the Queen.
Back at the White House, Trump asks to speak with Vice President Mike Pence.
“Mike, answer this for me. Your mother and father have a child. It’s not your brother and it’s not your sister. Who is it?”
“I’m not sure,” says the Vice President. “Let me get back to you on that one.”
Mike Pence goes to his advisers and asks every one, but none can give him an answer. Finally, he ends up in the men’s room and recognizes General McMasters’ shoes in the next stall.
Mike shouts, “General! Can you answer this for me? Your mother and your father have a child and it’s not your brother or your sister. Who is it?
General McMaster yells back, “That’s easy. It’s me!”
Mike Pence smiles. “Thanks!” and goes back to the Oval Office to speak with Trump.
“Say, I did some research and I have the answer to that riddle. It’s General McMaster.”
Trump gets up, stomps over to Mike Pence, and angrily yells into his face, “No, you idiot! It’s Theresa May!”