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President Trump's fake word "covfefe" is trending on Twitter

President Donald Trump, who loves railing against what he calls the "fake news" media, is leading Twitter's trending topics with a fake word.

"Despite the constant negative press covfefe," he posted in the middle of the night. After remaining up for hours, the post was finally taken down about 6 a.m.

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A screen-shot of Trump's confounding, now-deleted tweet.

He later posted:

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The term (maybe he meant coverage? who knows) is now trending and has spurred quite the reaction.

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