Donald Trump rattled as Melania Trump causes new trouble for him

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Earlier today, Palmer Report predicted that Donald Trump and Melania Trump were in for quite an ugly weekend. Melania had made a point of spending the week at Mar-a-Lago, away from Donald, even as she was having her friends tell reporters that she wants to divorce him. Then last night Donald traveled to Mar-a-Lago for Easter weekend. Now the trouble between Donald and Melania has begun already, and it appears to have him rattled.

The first sign of trouble was when Donald Trump tweeted nothing at all this morning. That’s very rare, and when it has happened, we’ve generally learned afterward that it was because something specific had rattled him. Trump would have launched his usual morning Twitter tirade between 6:00 and 7:30am. So it’s notable that just five minutes before that window of time began, Slate published a new article quoting Melania’s spokesperson as saying that she was backing down from her anti-cyberbullying campaign.

We’ve long suspected that Melania launched the anti-cyberbullying campaign as a way of sticking it to Donald the most notorious cyberbully on Twitter. Now, just as Donald is arriving at Mar-a-Lago to spend an Easter holiday with Melania, at a time when she obviously doesn’t want to be around him, Melania has her spokesperson saying “We really want people to stay away from saying it’s a cyberbullying campaign.” Well what is it, then? That seems to be the point: Melania is suddenly putting this out there in order to get people to focus negatively on Donald. Sure enough, immediately after the Slate article appeared, Donald skipped his usual morning cyberbullying routine.

So less than twenty-four hours after Donald Trump arrived in Mar-a-Lago to spend the weekend with Melania Trump, he’s already too rattled to tweet (though we suspect that’ll change by tomorrow), and she’s putting more weird stuff out there in the media. Just two days ago she had her friends tell Us Magazine that she wants out. How much uglier will this get by the end of the weekend?

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