What is covfefe? Trump sends out mysterious midnight tweet 

Posted at 4:35 AM, May 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-31 08:24:29-04

WASHINGTON — Twitter exploded with memes and gifs early Wednesday morning when President Trump sent out a mysterious and confusing tweet — one he later deleted and responded to.

Just after midnight on May 31, 2017, President Donald Trump tweeted the pictured tweet. It was deleted several hours later. (Screenshot)

Trump said, just after midnight, “despite the constant negative press covfefe”


What exactly does that mean? Twitter went crazy with users trying to figure out what it stands for — and why it wasn’t deleted after an hour or more of being up.

Even Merriam-Webster Dictionary had something to say about it.

Well, it was eventually deleted — more than six hours later.

So what did the president mean?

Well, it seems that’s something he’d rather us sort out.

PIX11’s Ashley Soley-Cerro contributed to this report.