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White House rickrolls its 2.3 million Twitter followers

Who said the White House can't have fun on Twitter?

Toward the end of Wednesday's White House "office hours," in which National Economic Council Deputy Director Brian Deese answered questions via Twitter, David Wiggs of Franklin, Tenn., had a gripe:

(#TCOT stands for top conservatives on Twitter--a hashtag that conservatives often include with tweets of a political nature. #WHChat was the hashtag that needed to be tweeted if one wanted to ask the White House a question.)

The White House (it's unclear if Deese sent that particular tweet) responded, with a link:

Clicking the link sent you here:

And with that, the White House rickrolled its Twitter followers.

A rickroll, of course, is when you trick someone into clicking a link to Rick Astley's 1987 song, "Never Gonna Give You Up."

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