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(Update 12:33 AM: She exists! Although she reached out to me earlier in the day, for some reason she went with The New York Times instead.)

(Update 10:44 PM - This is not the first time Trump has blamed Meredith McIver for something:

At about 7:30, Meredith McIver wrote us saying she will get in touch soon. We will update again if she does.)

On July 20, Meredith McIver, a 65-year-old "in-house staff writer at the Trump Organization," accepted blame for Melania Trump's plagiarized speech, but now newspapers are questioning her very existence. Others speculate someone with that name exists, and they’re being used as a scapegoat, voluntary or not. (Her letter included an offer of resignation, but Trump “refused” it.) Why the skepticism? Well, Donald Trump has a known habit of making up people to fool the press. Besides that, her Facebook page was also created on July 20: