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People Are Starting to Wonder If Melania Speechwriter Meredith McIver Really Exists

A Donald Trump staffer came forward today to take responsibility for the Melania Trump speech plagiarism, but there is actually a conspiracy theory going around that Meredith McIver doesn’t exist. Seriously:

Okay, let’s just all take a deep breath here. It’s certainly wouldn’t be the craziest thing ever for Trump to have a fake person to speak on his behalf. Remember “John Miller”?

But there are some indications that McIver is a real person. First, this photo appears to depict McIver, based on an online caption:

Also…

And finally, if McIver was made up, she certainly wasn’t made up today, because take a look at who is credited as a co-writer on some of Trump’s books:

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And now, our most important proof of all:

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