President Donald Trump gave a joint press conference with Polish president Andrzej Duda in the Rose Garden this past Tuesday, June 12, but it wasn't his message of "the enduring ties of civilization" that caught people's attention.
It seemed a spider was working on a web tying together Trump's mic and Duda's!
A spider web strand was caught between two microphones at a news conference with President Trump and Polish Preside… https://t.co/uO7PNhOjUB— CNN (@CNN) 1560395768.0
For once, the President's words weren't the strangest thing about one of his press events.
There's a spider web between Trump and the leader of Poland. Literally. That thin line. #Trump #Poland… https://t.co/uvgKpEPPlS— Larry West (@Larry West) 1560364117.0
Twitter couldn't believe what they were seeing!
@OutFrontCNN this can't be real— ayush 🔊 (@ayush 🔊) 1560385400.0
Peter Parker was nowhere to be found, nor was Charlotte. Nonetheless, during a White House press conference a myste… https://t.co/RfEBLBAqLj— OutFrontCNN (@OutFrontCNN) 1560385076.0
But the spider was more real than anyone could have imagined...and a bunch of people wished it would just go away!
Someone get the spider web down while @realDonaldTrump is talking. It's driving me crazy! @cnn @foxnews @MSNBC— Ricky Minton (@Ricky Minton) 1560364233.0
@CNN That’s what happens when you don’t have daily briefs or press conferences! The equipment get dusty and covered with spider webs.— Rudy Seymore (@Rudy Seymore) 1560396314.0
Where did the spider come from? What could it be capable of?
@CNN @JoMajority Personally, I really feel the CIA should be more careful with their clever, arachnid listening-devices in the future.— Rico DaBaron (@Rico DaBaron) 1560396568.0
@CNN just think if it had bit and he turned into SpiderTrump...— Shirley Serious (@Shirley Serious) 1560400185.0
While some saw the spider as a "good omen..."
@CNN A good omen 🕸 glistening in the brilliant sunshine ☀️— dr president-elect carny d 🎡 🇺🇸 🗽 🦅 (@dr president-elect carny d 🎡 🇺🇸 🗽 🦅) 1560399406.0
...others felt the media was missing the important details.
The ice caps are melting, Trump is inviting interference in our election, children are in concentration camps, blac… https://t.co/dnms0y3nt7— Yam Anderson (@Yam Anderson) 1560396208.0
Walking through a spider web 42% Trump 41%— Teresa 😊 (@Teresa 😊) 1560308619.0
One thing is for sure: nobody was able to focus on what the two Presidents were saying while the spider web was there.
Will somebody get a broom and get rid of that spider web? It totally clashes with Trump's orange hue. #TrumpSpiderWeb #TrumpNewsConference— ShagNasty (The name's from Red Skelton, perverts!) (@ShagNasty (The name's from Red Skelton, perverts!)) 1560364290.0
This Trump spider web is basically what Twitter was made for— Domenico Montanaro (@Domenico Montanaro) 1560364128.0
Fortunately, Trump broke the spider web before long, destroying the spell it had cast over our nation.
@cnni Breaking news!— Political Fiction (@Political Fiction) 1560415373.0
@WhiteHouse @realDonaldTrump @FLOTUS @AndrzejDuda Only good thing about the press conference was seeing how long it… https://t.co/J7JovTwlPD— bearskustom (@bearskustom) 1560393359.0
It's been an exciting day to be alive. Will we ever have another press conference with a spider web?
One can only hope.