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Trump tweets at wrong Ivanka, gets lesson on climate change

The US president-elect tweets praises for his daughter Ivanka but uses the Twitter handle of another woman of the same name.

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President-elect Donald Trump in a moment of non-tweeting.
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President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter overnight to praise his daughter Ivanka. As it turned out, he mentioned the wrong Ivanka, who in turn tried to school the incoming leader of the free world on climate change.

Of course, when you tweet as frequently as Trump, you're likely to make a typo or two. Trump, by the way, says that when he moves into the Oval Office -- as of this coming Friday -- he likely won't bother with the official @Potus account (13.5 million followers), sticking instead to his namesake @realDonaldTrump account (20.1 million followers).

Trump's errant tweet appeared to be a retweet of user @drgoodspine, a user with no profile picture or history of tweets:

Trump's daughter's Twitter handle is @IvankaTrump. @Ivanka, however, belongs to Ivanka Majic, a digital consultant from Brighton, England. Her response:

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