'I hear covfefe:' White House weighs in on Yanny vs. Laurel debate

'I hear covfefe:' White House weighs in on Yanny vs. Laurel debate

"Yanny or Laurel." And in no time it blew up.

Donald Trump's staff have released their own video trying to settle the question that has been on America's mind since a YouTube clip went viral earlier this week.

The debate is this: a distorted audio bite plays and those listening in either hear "Yanny" or "Laurel".

The White House twitter account posted a video Thursday night of staffers' two cents, with President Trump himself making an appearance.

In a video posted to Twitter, the White House staff revealed whether they were hearing "Laurel" or "Yanny".

'Definitely Laurel, ' Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah agrees.

Vice President Mike Pence, apparently blissfully unaware of the debate, only says, "Who's Yanny?" Whoever is recording the video says to Sarah Huckabee Sanders, "Sarah it's been reported that you hear 'Laurel, ' how do you respond?" The disputed mystery audio clip that sounds like different things to different people, Yanny or Laurel has divided the Internet.

"Clearly you are getting your information from CNN because that's fake news". 'All I hear is Yanny'.

And finally President Trump, staring straight into the camera, declares, "I hear Covfefe". The White House is far from the the first corner of Washington to weigh in on a topic that many have found earresistible.

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