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Was Trump Referring To The Covfefe Act In His New Message?


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Trump in his second post on his new social media platform wrote “I’M BACK #COVFEFE”.

There’s a lot of speculation on the new post.

As previously reported on We Love Trump, Trump first used the word Covfefe in a tweet in 2017 which sent Twitter into a whirlwind.

Trump would then follow the tweet up by saying “Who can figure out the true meaning of ‘covfefe’ ??? Enjoy!

Some believed Trump was just trolling but many believe that the word has a secret meaning.

A few years back Democratic lawmaker Mike Quigley introduced the legislation Communications Over Various Feeds Electronically for Engagement Act for short the COVFEE ACT.

The bill itself was “intended to amend the Presidential Records Act to preserve Twitter posts and other social media interactions of the President of the United States” but it never passed Congress.

All other US presidents in the age of Twitter have their accounts archived by Trump’s accounts completely wiped off Twitter.

Fox News had more details about Trump “truthing” covfefe:

President Trump joined his own TRUTH Social on Thursday, posting on a social media platform for the first time in more than a year with a throwback to his now-infamous 2017 typo “covfefe.”

“I’M BACK! #COVFEFE,” Trump posted on TRUTH Social Thursday afternoon with a photo of himself in front of his Mar-a-Lago property in Palm Beach, Florida.

The hashtag “covfefe” was referring to one of his deleted tweets in 2017 in which he decried the media’s coverage of his administration.

“Despite the constant negative press covfefe,” Trump wrote in a tweet on May 30, 2017 that received more than 100,000 retweets and 100,000 likes before being deleted.

Trump, on Monday, told Fox News he would not return to Twitter, even as Elon Musk purchased the social media company and reinstates his account. Trump said he would, instead, use his own TRUTH Social as the sole platform for his voice.

Twitter, on Monday afternoon, announced it agreed to be acquired by Musk for $44 billion.

“I am not going on Twitter, I am going to stay on TRUTH,” Trump told Fox News. “I hope Elon buys Twitter because he’ll make improvements to it and he is a good man, but I am going to be staying on TRUTH.”

According to Gov Track the bill wished to:

Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL5) introduced the COVFEFE Act, H.R. 2884, to permanently archive all of a president’s social media posts, including tweets from any personal non-governmental accounts used during their term(s) of office. It would add the phrase “any personal and official social media account” to the Presidential Records Act of 1978.

With the full name of the Communications Over Various Feeds Electronically for Engagement (COVFEFE) Act, the bill is attracting attention for its acronym but actually addresses a legitimate issue.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer recently claimed that Trump’s tweets from his personal account should be treated as “official communications.” Rep. Quigley believes Trump’s personal account thus shouldn’t be exempted from archived records, especially because it’s used personally by President Trump more often.

Supporters argue the bill closes a loophole in the existing Presidential Records Act of 1978, which needs an updated provision for the digital age to account for personal Twitter accounts created before a presidency begins. (Twitter was created in 2006 during the George W. Bush presidency but only became truly popular during the Obama presidency.)

“In order to maintain public trust in government, elected officials must answer for what they do and say; this includes 140-character tweets,” House lead sponsor Quigley said in a press release. “President Trump’s frequent, unfiltered use of his personal Twitter account as a means of official communication is unprecedented. If the President is going to take to social media to make sudden public policy proclamations, we must ensure that these statements are documented and preserved for future reference.”

However it must be noted Trump tweeted out covfef BEFORE any act was ever even a thought.

So the mystery of the word lives on.



 

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