VIDEO: White House April Fools' Day Prank

VIDEO: White House April Fools' Day Prank

The White House, busy with its annual Easter Egg Roll, also managed to pull off an April Fools' prank.

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The White House Twitter account announced earlier Monday to be on the lookout for a "special video message from the president."

Instead, viewers got a surprise visitor to the press briefing room.

The piece began with a shot of the familiar lectern regularly used by press secretary Jay Carney.  It was empty as the presidential entrance march played. Then a small head peeked over the edge of the stand.

"It looks like you were expecting somebody else."

Indeed. It was Robby Novak, who plays "Kid President" in a series of popular YouTube videos. "April Fools' on all of y'all," he said.

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