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October 16, 2020 at 1:02 pm

Washington Post quotes Jellison on Trumps ‘acting like modern-day Typhoid Marys’

Katherine Jellison, portrait

Dr. Katherine Jellison

The Washington Post quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Melania Trump is having a hard time distancing herself from the president.”

“She very well may be responding to criticism of running a lax ship there at the White House based on her husband’s activities, and she wants to say, ‘No, no, no,’ ” says Katherine Jellison, a professor of history at Ohio University who has studied first ladies. “The criticism isn’t just from the press, but the general public. I mean, my social media feed is all about the Trumps and their inner circle acting like modern-day Typhoid Marys.”

Read more in the Washington Post.

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