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if at first you don't succeed

It took Donald Trump three tries to spell 'hereby' correctly on Twitter

Spelling is hard, as President Trump learned very publicly Friday. The president tried to land a zinger about House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) meeting with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, but thanks to the word "hereby" it took him three tweets to get it right.

First, Trump spelled the two-syllable word "hear by":

The second time, he got a little closer:

And finally, on the third try, Trump landed the punch line about a "second investigation":

Trump deleted both typo-riddled tweets before his successful third try. In between his spelling corrections, Trump took a moment to tweet about the importance of fixing the American education system. Becca Stanek