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Melania Trump: ‘I’m Political at Home’

Among Donald Trump‘s army of advisers is a Slovenia-bred former model. In the new issue of Us Weekly, the Republican presidential front-runner’s wife, Melania, reveals that she offers him tips on how to handle his campaign.

“I give him ideas, and I give him my opinions,” says the 45-year-old designer of QVC’s Melania Timepieces & Fashion Jewelry line. “Some stuff he listens to.” 

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And though the mom of Barron, 9, declines to give her take on political issues — “That’s my husband’s job, I leave that to him” — she says she often talks shop with the 69-year-old. 

“I’m very political,” she tells Us. “I’m not political in public, I’m political at home.” 

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Donald Trump and Melania Trump
Donald Trump and Melania Trump

Melania adds that she’s not just a “yes woman” to the real estate magnate, known for his controversial positions, including his call to bar all Muslims from entering America.

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“Do I agree with everything he says? No,” she admits. “I have my own opinions too, and I tell him that. Sometimes he takes it in and listens, and sometimes he doesn’t. But it is who he is, I don’t want to change him. He’s an adult, he knows what the consequences could be.” 

For more of Melania’s hourlong interview, watch the video above and pick up the latest issue of Us Weekly, on stands now!

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