Earlier today, after Sen. Claire McCaskill claimed that she’d never met, in-person meeting or by phone, with the Russian ambassador. It didn’t take long for McCaskill’s own tweets to disprove her claim. Now the Missouri senator’s saying she couldn’t be as concise as she should have been because of… Twitter’s character limit:

Apparently sometimes the truth can’t fit into 140 characters or less.

Here’s how McCaskill tried to clarify her earlier tweet. Notice how things have evolved slightly:

Keep digging!

But only because of the character limit, or something.