President Obama, who has caused a stir by meeting with top fundraisers for a new independent spin-off of his campaign, will also be tweeting under an account controlled by the group.

Multiple outlets, including the Washington Post, reported last month that Obama might appear at quarterly meetings with Organizing for Action's top fundraisers -- something Republicans and watchdog groups criticized as the kind of pay-for-play politics that Obama has in the past decried. Facing tough questions, the White House at the time emphasized that the group, despite being an outgrowth of Obama's 2012 campaign, was independent.OFA Twitter

But in another example of the often-blurry lines between politicians and independent outside groups, Obama has effectively begun sharing his eponymous @BarackObama Twitter account with the group, and he will continue to tweet on it, according to an Organizing for Action spokeswoman.