Jen Psaki says learning to play Word is on her to-do list when she leaves the White House

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  • Jen Psaki told reporters her office was not part of the Wordle contest.
  • “I’m not entirely sure I even know how to play Wordle,” he told reporters.
  • He said learning about the popular game would be on his to-do list after he leaves his White House post.

Jen Psaki faced many challenging situations during her tenure as White House press secretary.

But Wordle was not one of them.

Leaving the podium on Friday, Psaki told reporters his office was not part of the Wordle competition.

“I’m not entirely sure I even know how to play Word,” he said of the five-letter word puzzle, which is now a mainstay on Twitter. “I need to find out. This will be on my list.”

Psaki’s comment came during a discussion at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast about his tenure as press secretary, which ends Friday.

Wordle of a Twitter user to a clip of their comments warning: “Don’t. It’s a trap you can never escape from.”

“Wait until you know every answer is Doocy” tweeted out Another user citing Fox News White House reporter Peter Doocy, who often clashes with Psaki in the briefing room.

However, Psaki also told reporters that he would miss his meetings with Doocy. Despite their tense conversations, he said they “have a very good, professional relationship.”

Psaki is expected to join the NBC News Group family as early as September. Her successor, Karine Jean-Pierre, who has been deputy White House press secretary since 2021, was a political analyst at MSNBC before joining the Biden campaign and then administration.