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Gawker Takes Credit For Mussolini Account That Trump Retweeted

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Here's Trump's retweet:

Trump defended retweeting the quote during an interview with NBC News' "Meet the Press" and said he wanted "to be associated with interesting quotes."

But, the user "@ilduce2016" was created by Gakwer senior writer Ashley Feinberg and Gawker Media Editorial Labs director Adam Pash, the publication wrote on Sunday in a post entitled "How We Fooled Donald Trump Into Tweeting Benito Mussolini."

Gawker wrote that it was a "trap for Trump" to see if he would retweet the account.

Read Gawker's full explanation.