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Melania Trump donated to Hillary: report

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Melania Trump donated $2,000 in 2006 to a group supporting then-Sen. Hillary Clinton, according to Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings.

{mosads}The donation, first reported by BuzzFeed News, was made out to “Friends of Hillary Clinton.”

The wife of GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump also gave money to 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain and made a $28,500 donation to the Republican National Committee. 

Donald Trump has been open about his previous donations to both political parties, including a quarter of a million dollars to the Clinton Foundation before he ran for president.

“I did give to the Clinton Foundation,” the businessman said last month.

“Again, I was a businessman, and it was my obligation to get along with everybody, including the Clintons, including Democrats and liberals and Republicans and conservatives,” he added. “As a businessman, I had an obligation to do that.”

Melania Trump has taken an increased role on her husband’s presidential campaign. 

The ex-model on Wednesday defended her husband’s plan to ban Muslim immigration to the U.S. temporarily and said his remarks about illegal immigrants from Mexico are not disparaging.

“I don’t feel he insulted Mexicans,” she said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “He said illegal immigrants. He didn’t talk about everybody.”

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