The White House is also distracted by Yanny/Laurel social media storm

The White House is also distracted by Yanny/Laurel social media storm

"Sarah, it's been reported that you hear laurel, how do you respond?" someone off camera asks Sanders.

The rest of America may be resting on its Laurels, but President Donald Trump's mind appears to be stuck on another word that puzzled us all.

White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, counselor Kellyanne Conway and director of social media Dan Scavino are all on team #Laurel.

"Laurel" debate that's baffled the internet this week is dead.

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But by reading the words beforehand you are primed to hear one or the other.

The debate is this: a distorted audio bite plays and those listening in either hear "Yanny" or "Laurel".

Unless you live under an internet-less rock, you've probably been asked the question sometime this week: yanny or laurel? Older adults often start losing their hearing within the higher-frequency range, meaning it's possible that more young people hear "Yanny".

A user wrote,"Does anyone hear both yanny and laurel or is it just me?" "Most likely the original recording was "Laurel", he said.

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The Press Secretary blamed his information on CNN calling it "fake news" and clarified she could only hear Yanny.

In the video, one can hear a male operator saying one word, "Yanny" or "Laurel".

Vice President Mike Pence even made an appearance in the clip, simply asking 'Who's Yanny?'

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