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 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.

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DISCUSSION

JujyMonkey: unstable genius

I’m sure Donald was really concerned about Sasha and Malia’s emotional well being when he was peddling his birther bullshit for eight years.

When was the last time he’s even seen his kid since the inauguration?