President Donald Trump was widely mocked online for his terse tweet saying he’d reject the congressional vote to overturn his emergency declaration funding his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall.

“VETO!” Trump wrote on Thursday afternoon.


— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 14, 2019

The president later elaborated:

I look forward to VETOING the just passed Democrat inspired Resolution which would OPEN BORDERS while increasing Crime, Drugs, and Trafficking in our Country. I thank all of the Strong Republicans who voted to support Border Security and our desperately needed WALL!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 14, 2019

Many people on Twitter tauntingly suggested that Trump, who has a history of posting wild typos on his favorite social media platform, had meant to write “Beto” in the first tweet ― in reference to the Democratic former Texas congressman, Beto O’Rourke, who announced his 2020 presidential run earlier in the day.

Some wags even guessed it was the president’s weird way of endorsing his potential rival.

Let's be real. Given his spelling track record, we all know he meant to spell "BETO!" @BetoORourke

— Joshua Torrey (@benNuwn) March 14, 2019

You and These D*mn Typos…Fixed it for you!Glad to Know He Has Your Support!

— Ryan Hill (@RyanHillMI) March 14, 2019

Excellent chance he really does think that you just have to call it out like Bingo.

— Mike Polk Jr. (@mikepolkjr) March 14, 2019

Roses are redIt's not pronounced Beat-Ohbut we're about to see a presidential —

— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) March 14, 2019

Mr. President, you misspelled “Beto.”

— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) March 15, 2019

It's spelled "Beto" and you're not supposed to endorse him.

— Jesse Case (@jessecase) March 14, 2019

Is this his dumbass nickname for Beto O'Rourke?

— Aaron Draws (@AaronCDraws) March 14, 2019

All the peopleSo many peopleAnd they all go hand-in-handHand-in-hand through their

— Lee Zachariah (@leezachariah) March 14, 2019

Me flying home to see my very Italian family and being greeted by my cousin:

— julia 🤔 alexander (@loudmouthjulia) March 14, 2019

Me when a professor suggests I use the weekend to “get ahead on reading.”

— Natasha Geiling (@ngeiling) March 14, 2019

the most underappreciated member of It's Always Sunny is Danny De

— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) March 14, 2019

really sad he can’t avoid a typo when it’s only four letters

— fred benenson (@fredbenenson) March 14, 2019

It's actually BETO. It's the key to the right of the "V."

— Hank Epton (@HankEpton) March 14, 2019

Me when I'm watching The Godfather and Marlon Brando comes on the screen.

— Jesse McLaren (@McJesse) March 14, 2019

Can’t be the only one that read this as BETO! at first

— Mike Hills (@mikewhills) March 14, 2019

Is this the new "YOU'RE FIRED"?????

— Eleanor Mueller (@eleanor_mueller) March 14, 2019

All I can see…

— Tal Kopan (@TalKopan) March 14, 2019

Someone's going to tell him that Article I, Section 7 requires more than a five-character tweet, right?

— Steve Vladeck (@steve_vladeck) March 14, 2019

Me: "Yes, I’d like a Coke please."Them: "Is Pepsi okay?"Me:

— Caleb Hull (@CalebJHull) March 14, 2019

Credit card companies: "That'll be 22% interest"Me:

— Katie Thulin (@katiet121) March 14, 2019

I hope no one tells him that this isn't enough.

— Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser) March 14, 2019

Love this enthusiasm, but I believe it's spelled "Beto"

— Hrishikesh Hirway (@HrishiHirway) March 14, 2019

NBA: The Bulls have traded Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott and a second round pick to the Thunder for Cam Payne, Joffrey Lauvergne and Anthony Morrow.Us:

— Bulls Talk (@NBCSBulls) March 14, 2019

is this your official statement?

— Don Cheadle (@DonCheadle) March 14, 2019

huge of the president to endorse Veto O'Rourke the day he declares his candidacy

— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) March 14, 2019

Rhymes with … BETO!

— Nick (@NickHut) March 14, 2019


— Jacob Padgett 🙃 (@theartak) March 14, 2019

Does he mean "Veto" or does he also mean "Beto!"

— Jennifer Epstein (@jeneps) March 14, 2019

Same energy

— Hayes Brown (@HayesBrown) March 14, 2019

FRIEND: Who's that sexy ass actor from Matilda and Taxi? Danny… something. Danny… De… De…ME:

— Bob Strue (@mrBobStrue) March 14, 2019 RELATED… Samuel L. Jackson Issues Blistering Warning To People Staying Silent About Trump Donald Trump Jr. Gets Roasted Over Ridiculous Hot Take On 'Racist Air' 'Top Chef' Host Padma Lakshmi Torches 'Lunatic' Trump With Her Immigration Story Time Magazine's Latest Cover About Trump Is A Real Peach Download

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