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Sean Spicer Says Covfefe Is Basically Some Kind Of Secret Code

Sure thing Spicey.

31/05/2017 21:25 BST | Updated 31/05/2017 21:34 BST

Sean Spicer has waded into the ongoing debate surrounding the word “covfefe” by implying it is a super-special word, it’s true meaning only known to a select few people.

During a press briefing which the White House unsurprisingly decided to hold without cameras present, a reporter pressed him on the matter.

They said: “Do you think people should be concerned that the President posted somewhat of an incoherent tweet last night and that it then stayed up for hours?”

Spicer responded: “Uh, no.”

“Why did it stay up so long? Is no one watching this?” the reporter pushed.

Then it came -  the big reveal. 

The President and a small group of people know exactly what he meant. Sean Spicer

Well, that’s that cleared up then.

The response was met with laughter from the press.

In a now-deleted tweet, the social media-loving US president this morning wrote: “Despite the constant negative press covfefe.”

He then followed it up with: 

Why the White House can’t admit to a typo has many perplexed.

Yesterday the White House comms director, Mike Dubke quit, a decision which makes more sense by the hour.