Donald Trump's 10-year-old son is forbidden to use Twitter but wife can't curb dad's tweeting

Twitter Mocks Trump With #TrumpDemands
Twitter Mocks Trump With #TrumpDemands

Not all members of Donald Trump's family are subject to the same social media policy: The GOP frontrunner's wife Melania says she has banned their 10-year-old son from Twitter, but can't get her husband to put down the phone.

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"If he would only listen. I do say it many times," said the wife of Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump Tuesday night during a family panel hosted by CNN's Anderson Cooper.

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Donald Trump said he's behind almost all of his account's tweets and retweets.

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Twitter has been a key platform in Trump's campaign, evolving into his chosen venue for lobbing retorts at attackers and going on the offensive himself. He's built a base of about 7.5 million followers on Twitter.

But his inflammatory tweets and questionable retweets -- including posts from white supremacists and an unflattering photo of Republican contender Ted Cruz's wife Heidi -- have landed him in hot water.

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Trump said he would dramatically cut back his tweeting if elected president.

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As part of his campaign, Trump said he usually just shouts a tweet idea "to one of the young ladies in the office" during the day. "During the evenings, after 7 p.m. or so, I will always do it by myself," he said.

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"I really enjoy doing it, but it's an asset ... You see what's going on and there is some genius there. You just have to find the right genius," he said.

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