President Trump’s recent late-night tweet had the internet questioning, judging and joking about “covfefe.”
Even the president made light of the situation by challenging people to find the meaning of the word, which could have been an awkward autocorrect struggle or a sleepy mistake.
Some have said it was an intentional move to incite liberal criticism or to distract from White House operations.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer was asked about “covfefe” during an audio-only Wednesday press conference.
When asked if the American public should be concerned that Trump made what some called an “incoherent” tweet late at night, Spicer said that they shouldn’t be worried in the slightest.
As for the meaning behind the tweet, Spicer said, “The president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant.”
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