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Writer could become Trump's oracle (6,6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

marcel proust

'writer' is the definition.
(Marcel Proust is an example)

'become trump's oracle' is the wordplay.
'become' indicates anagramming the letters.
'trumps'+'oracle'='trumpsoracle'
'trumpsoracle' anagrammed gives 'MARCEL PROUST'.

'could' is the link.

(Other definitions for marcel proust that I've seen before include "novelist" , "Corrupt males (anag) -- French author" .)

I've seen this clue in The Independent.
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