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Trump camp admits Melania speech passages came from Michelle Obama’s speech

After 36 hours of vehemently denying that passages from Melania Trump’s Monday night speech were lifted from the 2008 Democratic convention speech of Michelle Obama, the Trump camp is now acknowledging the obvious:

Trump speechwriter Meredith McIver says the copied passages were due to a miscommunication. In her telling, Melania read some phrases to McIver over the phone and McIver didn’t realize they were verbatim quotes from Obama’s 2008 speech.

McIver says she offered to resign, but the Trump family asked her to stay on the job.


Comparing Speeches by Melania Trump and Michelle Obama

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