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Did Trump just accidentally reveal that he’s ghostwriting Melania’s tweets?

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Some suspiciously similar phrasing is raising some eyebrows about whether President Donald Trump is writing tweets on behalf of his wife.

As highlighted by Politico reporter Kyle Cheney, Trump’s Thursday morning tweet attacking the media for its Russia probe coverage begins with the same phrasing as a Wednesday night Melania Trump tweet attacking the media for asking questions about her whereabouts.

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“The corrupt Mainstream Media is working overtime not to mention the infiltration of people, Spies (Informants), into my campaign!” Trump wrote on Thursday, rehashing his baseless claim that former President Barack Obama implanted a “spy” in his campaign.

A tweet from Melania Trump on Wednesday, meanwhile, read, “I see the media is working overtime speculating where I am & what I’m doing.”

Some media reports have been questioning Melania Trump’s whereabouts, as she hasn’t made a public appearance of any kind for the past three weeks.

Check out both tweets below.

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So long, Steve King: 9-term white supremacist GOP congressman from Iowa loses primary

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U.S. Congressman Steve King, a nine-term Republican of Iowa, has just lost his primary to a GOP challenger. It's a huge fall from grace: In 2014 The Des Moines Register labeled the former earth-moving company founder a "presidential kingmaker."

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When the president’s son-in-law truly was a great success

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For many Americans, the idea of the president tasking his son-in-law with solving national, even international, crises, seems problematic, if not absurd. But it happened once before and turned out to be the kind of “great success story” our current first family wants us to believe in again. Slightly over a century ago, as the US mobilized for the First World War, the nation faced devastating breakdowns of its financial and transport systems. In response, President Woodrow Wilson leaned heavily on his talented and experienced Treasury Secretary, William McAdoo, who just happened to be his son-in-law. Looking back at this episode tells us a lot about what makes for successful emergency management at the highest levels of government.

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Here are 7 ways Donald Trump is just like Henry Ford — and why that’s not good for American democracy

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On May 21, speaking at the Ford Motor Company’s Rawsonville plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan, Donald Trump paid his latest homage to Henry Ford, lauding the family’s “good bloodlines” with Ford’s great grandson sitting in the front row.

Ford, like Trump, was obsessed with bloodlines—with the idea that race and genetic origins determined who counted as the “best people.”

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