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Donald Trump Doesn't Know What Consensual Means in Embarrassing Twitter Typo

In the latest in a series of twitter gaffes by the president, Donald Trump appears not to know the difference between the words consensual and consequential.

A typo that was picked up by eagle-eyed social media users saw the president tweeting that his was one of the most “consensual” presidencies, prompting people to point out the error.

Quoting a New York Post article written by Michael Goodwin, Trump wrote: “His is turning out to be an enormously consensual presidency. So much so that, despite my own frustration over his missteps, there has never been a day when I wished Hillary Clinton were president. Not one. Indeed, as Trump’s accomplishments accumulate, the mere thought of Clinton in the WH, doubling down on Barack Obama’s failed policies, washes away any doubts that America made the right choice. This was truly a change election—and the changes Trump is bringing are far-reaching & necessary.” Thank you Michael Goodwin! ”

The president later changed the text to read “consequential,” but not before his unfortunate misuse of the word consensual sparked a number of comments and memes, with one Twitter user alluding to the sexual misconduct allegations against the president in a tweet about the word.

“The word in the editorial Trump is quoting was “consequential,” not “consensual.” This is not the first time Trump thought something was consensual when it wasn’t,” a tweet from Big Bang Theory producer Bill Prady said.

It is not the first time Trump has made a spelling mistake or a gaffe on Twitter—"covfefe" being one of many examples of the president’s inability to use spellcheck. In December, Trump misquoted former president Franklin Roosevelt when he tweeted about the anniversary of Pearl Harbor, while his wife Melania got the date of the bombing wrong on her own Twitter page.

The president has been voracious in his Twitter use since taking office, gravitating toward the social media site even more during times of turmoil. Last weekend, following a series of revelations from Fire and Fury, a tell-all book about Trump’s White House, the president posted a flurry of tweets expressing his dissatisfaction with the book’s author Michael Wolff, his own former chief strategist Steve Bannon, and the mainstream media in general.

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