Sean Spicer Insists That His Gorgeous, Incredible Boss Tweeted a Typo on Purpose

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Another day in paradise!

Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:

  • After the president tweeted something even more alarmingly incoherent than usual late last night (“Despite the negative press covfefe”), a reporter asked the ever-embattled Sean Spicer if people “should be concerned that the president posted a somewhat incoherent tweet last night, and then it stayed up for hours?” Spicer initially responded: “Uh, no,” then, after being pressed—“Why did it stay up so long after? Is no one watching this?”—he really, really out-Spicer’d himself. “No, I think the president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant.” Sean..........?????????? [USA Today]
  • Michael Flynn and Trump lawyer Michael Cohen have been subpoenaed by the House Intelligence Committee. [Talking Points Memo]
  • Comey will publicly testify as early as next week. [CNN]
  • Haha, nobody wants to work for Trump. [New York Times]
  • Here’s a long list of all the shit the Trump administration is doing to the environment, in case you’re interested in passing out from rage for a brief moment. [Politico]
  • Special investigator Robert Mueller could potentially get his hands on Trump’s mysterious tax returns. [Politico]
  • CNN fired Kathy Griffin. [CNN]

Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish:


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Ellie Shechet

Ellie is a freelance writer and former senior writer at Jezebel. She is pursuing a master's degree in science journalism at Columbia University in the fall.