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Melania Trump made a rare speaking appearance on the campaign trail in Pennsylvania on Thursday afternoon. TRUMP: What a wonderful welcome, here in Pennsylvania. It has been move than 500 days since my husband, Donald Trump, announced he would run for president of the United States. (APPLAUSE). I remember that day in June, 2015 vividly, surrounded by our family and speaking to an audience of millions, Donald Trump is to campaign on behalf of those who feel the system is broken and does not work for them. Those who just want a fair shape (ph) and opportunity for a better education, a better paying job, a better future.
Melania Trump's speech on opening night of the 2016 Republican National Convention bore striking similarities to Michelle Obama's convention speech in 2008. Melania must’ve liked Michelle Obama’s 2008 Convention speech, since she plagiarized it.#GOPConvention #RNCinCLE pic.twitter.com/vGmsG9KFx3. — Jarrett Hill (@JarrettHill) July 19, 2016. And the game was on. Tracking down matching phrases from the two speeches became the Internet fad of the hour. Here, featuring the most similar wordings in bold, are the relevant passages in each address: Melania Trump, 2016: I was born in Slovenia, a small, beautiful and then communist country in Central Europe.
Melania Trump delivered a rare speech on the first night of the Republican National Convention about her husband Donald Trump, which shared an almost identical section to first lady Michelle Obama's Democratic convention speech in 2008. The presumptive Republican nominee's wife discussed the work ethic instilled in her by her parents, treating people with respect, and wanting a better future for children — which were all apparently things she took from Michelle Obama's address. Melania Trump said in her speech Monday: From a young age, my parents impressed on me the values that
Almost immediately after Melania Trump gave her speech lauding her husband Donald, folks on Twitter noticed that there were portions of the speech that were word-for-word the same as the speech that Michelle Obama gave at the 2008 Democratic convention. From Michelle's speech: "Barack and I were raised with so many. Melania Speech Copies Obama’s, Trump Campaign Plays Pretend July 19, 2016 Ed Brayton. Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality! Patheos has the views of the prevalent religions and spiritualities of the world. Almost immediately after Melania Trump gave her speech lauding her husband Donald, folks on Twitter noticed that there were portions of the speech that were word-for-word the same as the speech that Michelle Obama gave at the 2008 Democratic convention. From Michelle’s speech
Media caption Did Melania Trump's speech copy Michelle Obama's? The Trump presidency. The two faces of Trump's America. 27 April 2017. How Trump's Russia trouble unfolded. Her speech, which brought the convention to its feet, had themes of inclusivity, honesty and hard work. Commentators noticed similarities with Mrs Obama's 2008 convention speech. But Mr Trump's team said Mrs Trump used "common words" and blamed Hillary Clinton for the row. "There's no cribbing of Michelle Obama's speech," said Paul Manafort, Mr Trump's campaign manager. "I mean, this is, once again, an example of when a woman threatens Hillary Clinton, how she seeks out to demean her and take her down,'' he added. It was Mrs Trump&apo
Melania Trump's speech appeared to lift from parts of Michelle Obama's 2008 convention address. Pamela Engel. Jul. 18, 2016, 11:50 PM. Melania Trump stands with her husband Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump. CLEVELAND — Donald Trump's wife, Melania, was the star of the show Monday on the first night of the Republican National Convention. But political observers on Twitter were quick to note that parts of Melania's speech seemed to be ripped from Michelle Obama's 2008 speech at the Democratic National Convention. Here are the relevant passages from each speech: Melania: From a young age my parents impressed on me the values that you work hard for what you want in life, that your word is your bond, and you do what you say and keep your promise, that you treat people with respect. They
Not long after Melania Trump’s speech ended, an unemployed journalist named Jarrett Hill noticed similarities between her speech and the one given by Michelle Obama at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Comparison of Melania Trump, Michelle Obama Convention Speeches. Share. Did Melania Trump Copy Michelle Obama's Words? share. See comments. Print. Embed share.
Melania Trump's Republican National Convention speech sounded a lot like Michelle Obama's 2008 Democratic National Convention speech. USA TODAY NETWORK Some pointed out a small portion of her remarks sounded a lot like a Michelle Obama speech from eight years earlier.
Melania Trump, wife of imminent Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and potential First Lady, faces accusations of plagiarism after several passages in her speech to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland appeared to echo lines from Michelle Obama’s speech to the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Denver. Trump’s wife joins Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and Joe Biden as accused plagiarists. Even Michelle Obama was accused of plagiarizing part of her own 2008 DNC speech. Barack Obama: “Don’t tell me words don’t matter.” As then-Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) surpassed Hillary C
A section of Melania Trump's Monday night convention speech may have been copied from Michelle Obama's 2008 convention speech, CNN reported early Tuesday morning. This is the part of Trump's speech in question: "My parents impressed on me the values that you work hard for what you want in life. That your word is your bond and you do what you say and keep your promise.
Melania Trump was the marquee headliner of night 1 of the RNC, and honestly, she should’ve just slowly sashayed onto the stage in a devastatingly gorgeous sequined gown and then silently emoted and smoldered for a good 5 seconds before slowly sashaying off the stage. That’s all she needed to do to win the hearts of America! But Melania decided to give a speech instead. Bad move. Caitlyn Jenner’s plastic surgeon idol spoke for over 15 minutes and afterward, many slow clapped for her. But then journalist Jarrett Hill was filled with deja vu and realized that Melania’s speech sounded familiar to
Donald Trump's campaign has acknowledged that Melania Trump's speech on Monday at the Republican National Convention used identical phrasing as a speech from Michelle Obama in 2008. The admission came in a written statement (viewable below in its entirety) on Wednesday from Meredith McIver, the writer who worked with Melania on the speech. McIver identified herself as an "in-house staff writer for the Trump Organization" and a friend of the Trump family. McIver explained that she asked Melania about her inspirations and the message she wanted to convey during her July 18 prime-time speech at the convention in Cleveland, where her husband officially because the Republican presidential nominee on Tuesday. Related: Speechwriters explain how Melania Trump's plagiarism might have happened.
After Melania Trump’s headline speech at the Republican National Convention, many noticed that what the billionaire's wife said seemed familiar, something they’d heard somewhere in the past. Or had they? Yes, it was Michelle Obama’s 2008 convention speech. So, did Mrs. Trump lift an entire paragraph from the current first lady, almost word for word? Well, take a listen. Literally word for word. pic.twitter.com/aefsDqf7hc. — Breaking News Feed (@pzf) July 19, 2016. Following the discovery, social media erupted, with users expressing their outrage or joking under the hashtags #MelaniaTrump and #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes. Irony doesn't get any sweeter than stealing a speech about the importance of honesty and hard work. #MelaniaTrump #RNCinCLE. — Jason Febery (@JasonFebery) July 19, 2016. #Je
Melania Trump’s words were an often exact echo of Obama’s own convention speech in 2008. “Barack and I were raised with so many of the same values: that you work hard for what you want in life; that your word is your bond and you do what you say you’re going to do; that you treat people with dignity and respect, even if you don’t know them, and even if you don’t agree with them The campaign statement contradicts what Melania Trump said before the speech in an interview with NBC anchor Matt Lauer. “I read once over it and that’s all,” she said of the speech. “Because I wrote it, and with as little help as possible.” On Twitter, Melania Trump was mocked with the hashtag #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes, which included noteworthy lines jokingly attributed to the potential future First Lady.
Parts of Melania Trump’s speech during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland were strikingly similar to Michelle Obama’s speech during the Democratic convention in 2008. By THE NEW YORK TIMES on Publish Date July 19, 2016. Photo by Eric Thayer for The New York Times. Watch in Times Video ». embed. CLEVELAND — The Republican Party woke up to a cascade of finger-pointing and confusion on Tuesday as the Trump campaign was rocked by accusations that parts of Melania Trump’s convention speech had been cribbed from the one that Michelle Obama delivered to Democrats in 2008.
Melania Trump’s much-anticipated speech to close out Day 1 of the Republican National Convention is making waves for all the wrong reasons. The address was an opportunity— as Fortune‘s Tory Newmyer points out —to humanize her husband, whose boisterous public persona sheds little light on the man he is away from cameras and microphones. Though Trump campaign spokesperson Jason Miller released a statement early Tuesday morning praising Melania Trump’s address as “beautiful,” and noting that her “team of writers took notes on her life’s inspirations, and in some instances included fragments that reflected her own thinking.” When Fortune asked the campaign to comment on the plagiarism allegations, a spokeswoman referred to Miller’s statement. Twitter responded in true form with the tongue in cheek hashtag #famousmelaniatrumpquotes .
Was Melania Trump's speech a copy of Michelle Obama's?1:44. Part of Melania Trump's speech appears to be very similar to a speech given by Michelle Obama at the Democratic National Convention in 2008. July 19th 2016. 2 years ago. It’s time for Melania Trump’s speech - and Donald is here to introduce her. He makes the Trumpiest entrance you can possibly imagine, standing silhouetted by blazing lights before casually sauntering towards the podium with a whopping grin on his face. “We Are The Champions” blares in the background.