White House Won't Confirm Or Deny Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet Was A Typo

2017 the main residence of the White House in Washington and the West Wing right as seen Wednesday from the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. A top White House communications

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer claims that "a small group of people know exactly" what President Donald Trump meant when Trump posted a seemingly unintelligible tweet early Wednesday morning.

Trump tweeted just after midnight Eastern time on Wednesday: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe".

Of those surveyed, 42 percent said Spicer hurts rather than helps, and 28 percent said he helps Trump when he addresses the media.

The equally confusing White House explanation was too late to head off a some mercilessly fun at the 45th president's expense. The White House said at the time that Obama was permitted to keep his Blackberry through a compromise that allowed him to stay in touch with senior White House staffers and a small group of personal friends.

Spicer is also frustrated by the media's treatment of him, the sources said.

On Tuesday, Spicer declined to say if Trump has met with attorneys over representing him in a personal capacity.

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The charitable interpretation is that Trump meant to spell out "coverage".

Still, Kushner should have disclose the contacts, but nobody knows if he had been told if he should or should not disclose them, Duffy said.

Despite the ground rule imposed Wednesday, the 11-minute briefing was aired live by some cable networks, in which one-fourth of the session was consumed by Spicer reading prepared announcements.

"We're focused on the president's agenda, and going forward all questions on these matters will go toward outside counsel, Marc Kasowitz", Spicer said during an off-camera briefing. "In addition to that, and perhaps more importantly, he is a very good person". But when it comes to communication, policy details need to be clear, he said.

Neither the White House nor Justin Trudeau's office responded to requests for comment.

Although this press team does face a uniquely hard job, the recent resignation of White House Communications Director Mike Dubke is not remarkable, Hagle said. "You can't have the presidential spokesman saying "ask our lawyer" about Russian Federation, when the president himself will be tweeting on the topic - and you know he will be", added Hass, a veteran journalist who then became president and chief executive officer of the Edelman public relations agency.

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