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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. My sister Ines, who is an incredible woman and a friend, and I were raised by my wonderful parents.
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Melania Trump stands with her husband Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich. 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,
Melania Trump Copied from Michelle Obama's 2008 Convention Speech
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 RNC speech plagiarized from Michelle Obama - Business Insider
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.
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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
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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 convention speech seems to plagiarise Michelle Obama | US news | The Guardian
Media captionDid Melania Trump's speech copy Michelle Obama's? Donald Trump's wife, Melania, took centre stage on the first day of the Republican National Convention but faced accusations that a portion of her speech plagiarised Michelle Obama. Her speech, which brought the convention to its feet, had themes of inclusivity, honesty and hard work. In a section, Mrs Trump said: "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." Mrs Obama's speech in 2008 carried the lines: "And 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.
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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. This is What’s Trending Today… Melania Trump is the wife of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. On Monday night, she gave a speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. It is a tradition for the partner of party nominees to speak at the convention. Her 14-minute speech earned loud cheers. She talked about her experience as a Slovenian immigrant in America, and praised her husband, calling him “intensely loyal.” Donald Trump wrote on Twitter Monday night, “It was truly an honor to introduce my wife, Melania. Her speech and demeanor were absolutely incre
Did Melania Trump copy Michelle Obama's speech? | PennLive.com
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
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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
Did Melania Trump Copy Michelle Obama's Words?
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
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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.
Melania Trump Copied Part of Her Speech From Michelle Obama
Melania Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention bore striking similarities to First Lady Michelle Obama’s address at the 2008 Democratic convention. Melania Trump Republican Convention Speech Bears Striking Similarities to Michelle Obama Address. byAlexandra Jaffe. Share.
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Melania Trump, wife of presidential candidate Donald Trump, at he Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, Image: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/AP. By Lance Ulanoff2016-07-19 16:43:21 UTC. Poor Melania Trump. Her speech before the Republican national convention in Cleveland on Monday night was adroit, heartfelt, borderline inspiring and also, it appears, partially plagiarized. SEE ALSO: How to watch the Republican National Convention for free. It’s impossible to know whether this was intentional or unintentional plagiarism (yes, there’s a difference) on the part of the 46-year-old wife o
Melania Trump speech accused of plagiarizing Michelle Obama | EW.com
NEW YORK - Melania Trump gave her most expansive remarks as first lady Wednesday, condemning bullying and calling on world leaders to take their responsibility for guiding the next generation seriously. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah II at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. Evan Vucci, The Associated Press. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. Seth Wenig, The Associated Press. United States President Donald Trump prepares to speak during the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Se
Melania Trump Republican Convention Speech Bears Striking Similarities to Michelle Obama Address - NBC News
And God bless this beautiful country. ~ Melania Trump. Advertisements. Share this: Email. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Amazing woman, amazing speech! We are so fortunate as a nation for God’s grace! Every time the nation has faced a precipice or defining time, He has sent us leaders that fit the times to lead us forward! Trump was made for a time such as this! GOTV!! MAGA!!! LikeLiked by 13 people.
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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. 3 years ago. Sam Clench. Incidentally, it’s being reported that Donald Trump himself will introduce Melania for her speech later. That’s a very unconventional move - the nominee doesn’t normally arrive at the convention until his own speech on the fourth night. Then again, we didn’t really expect Trump to take the conventional approach, did we? She’s going to be sooooooooooo escited.Source:AP.
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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. The possibility that Ms. Trump’s remarks had been plagiarized cast a cloud over the second day of the Republican National Convention and laid bare lingering tensions within the party surrounding the nomination of Donald J. Trump, whose campaign continues to be plagued by stumbles and infighting despite several reboots. The
Transcript – Melania Trump Speech In Pennsylvania: “An American Inspiration”… | The Last Refuge
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
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Melania Trump's Convention Speech Lifted Phrases From Michelle Obama's 2008 Address. Subscribe. Home. Journalist Jarret Hill first flagged how snippets of Trump’s speech overlapped with phrases from an address First Lady Michelle Obama gave at the Democratic National Convention in 2008. He told The New York Times that the words, “strength of your dreams,” caught his attention Monday night. Indeed, there appears to be a very distinct echo in the political sphere.
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The blunder by the Republican nominee’s wife underscores a campaign rife with problems On Tuesday night, Melania Trump delivered a speech that included passages lifted from Michelle Obama’s 2008 address to the Democratic National Convention. Here are ten reasons why Melania Trump’s speech matters and will continue to matter. 1) Melania Trump’s speech was the first and best opportunity to humanize Donald Trump. That opportunity was not only wasted, but the whole project of humanizing Trump has become a farce that will haunt the later attempts by Trump’s children to undo Monday night’s debacl
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DNC chair surprised there's no Trump campaign admission Melania Trump copied speech. By John Bat. Updated on: July 19, 2016 / 5:30 PM / CBS News. Melania speech fallout. Schultz emphasized that the drama surrounding the speech was only a fraction of what appears to be an offbeat, disunited GOP convention "not really ready for the prime time." Donald Trump's campaign manager, Paul Manafort, insisted on "CBS This Morning," the speech "was her vision of what she wanted to communicate about her husband" and there was no reason to fire the speechwriter who assisted Trump's wife with her address. Trump campaign denies Melania Trump plagiarism claims. "They're a couple of phrases. It's basically three places in t
Melania Trump's Convention Speech Seems to Plagiarize Michelle Obama | Fortune
Melania Trump quoted a speech Michelle Obama gave in 2008 word-for-word at the 2016 Republican National Convention on July 18, and though there’s literally video proof of Melania saying the identical lines, Donald’s campaign claims the speech wasn’t a copy and is even blaming Hillary Clinton and the Democrats for the allegations! This is so insane. Donald Trump‘s campaign chairman Paul Manafort has not only dismissed allegations that Melania Trump plagiarized Michelle Obama, but said on July 19 that Hillary Clinton and her campaign started the accusations! “This is once again an example of whe
Melania Trump's Speech Shows Problems With Donald Trump Campaign - The Atlantic
Donald Trump's wife, Melania, has been accused of plagiarising a Michelle Obama speech during her address to delegates and voters at the Republican National Convention. The passages in question, which have been deemed to be strikingly similar, focus on the lessons that Mrs Trump said she had learned from her parents and the relevance of these in her experience as a mother. "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," the aspiring
DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz is surprised Donald Trump campaign hasn't admitted Melania Trump copied Michelle Obama speech - CBS News
Melania Trump's speech at the GOP convention in Cleveland is drawing comparisons to Michelle Obama's speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. Here's a side-by-side look at both. (Jenny Starrs/The Washington Post). In 2008, Michelle Obama was in the position in which Melania Trump found herself on Monday night, pressed into service giving a speech making the case for her husband's candidacy. "Barack and I were raised with so many of the same values," Obama said at the time, "that you work hard for what you want in life; that your word is yo
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Melania Trump has found herself caught in a plagiarism controversy. The public are accusing her of copying from a speech Michelle Obama made in 2008. Melania Trump, wife of Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, US July 18, 2016. (TRT World and Agencies). A speech by aspiring first lady Melania Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday contained a section strikingly similar to that delivered by current First Lady Michelle Obama at the Democratic convention in 2008. Both women, in their speeche
Did Melania Trump Copy Michelle Obama's Speech? | US News | Sky News
A chunk of Melania Trump's speech at the RNC was apparently lifted -- almost word for word -- from a Michelle Obama DNC speech. It's either the political equivalent of copying someone's homework or a remarkable coincidence but check out this transcript of First Lady Obama's 2008 speech. Read along as you listen to Mrs. Trump's words in Cleveland. "And 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 dign
Melania Trump’s speech appears to have cribbed from Michelle Obama’s in 2008 - The Washington Post
Melania Trump spoke at the Republican National Convention on Monday night. One portion of her speech was very similiar to an extract from a 2008 speech by the current First Lady, Michelle Obama. Trump's campaign has issued a statement about the controversy. Donald Trump with his wife Melania. Related Videos. Did Melania Trump copy from Mi Republicans enthused by Melani NEW DELHI: Before the Republican National Convention , presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump + 's wife Melania was filmed telling NBC's Matt Lauer that she had written the speech she would make to dele
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Soon after Melania Trump spoke, she was called out for copying First Lady Michelle Obama's speech from the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Journalist Jarrett Hill tweeted an excerpt of the copied section, and side-by-side comparisons of the two speeches reveal several similar phrases. The controversy dominated headlines, and several theories about who wrote the speech surfaced. On Wednesday, an in-house staff writer named Meredith McIver released the below statement, claiming that it was her mistake Watch the video below to compare Melania Trump and Michelle Obama's speeches: Melania Trump plagiarized Michelle Obama tonight, and here's the video to prove it: pic.twitter.com/gCDeJL04zY. — (((Yair Rosenberg))) (@Yair_Rosenberg) July 19, 2016. Related: Everything You've Wanted to Know About Donald Trump's Wife, Melania. Image Source: Getty/Alex Wong.
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"The passages (in Melania Trump's speech) are simply too long to have occurred by chance," said Robert Leonard, a professor of forensic linguistics at Hofstra University. "Sure, it's possible. But which is the better hypothesis — that they were copied or not?" In fact, the odds that use of these extended passages was entirely coincidental are "astronomically high," according to professor Patrick Juola, an expert in text analysis at Duquesne University. "You almost never see these stereotypical phrases longer than seven words," he said.
Did Melania Trump copy from Michelle Obama's speech? - Times of India
Melania Trump's speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention sounded familiar to some Democratic supporters -- and fans of Rick Astley. The Slovenian-born former model, introduced by Donald Trump on the RNC stage, spoke about her own upbringing and why her husband should be elected president. However, The New York Times, Associated Press and other media outlets reported that portions of her speech transcript appeared nearly identical to Michelle Obama's address at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Melania Trump, Monday night: "From a young age, my parents impressed o
Did Melania Trump Copy Michelle Obama's Convention Speech? | POPSUGAR News
Melania Trump made the keynote address at the Republican national convention on Monday night, but the words that drew the most applause from her audience appear to have been copied from her Democrat rival. Our Washington Correspondent Robert Moore said the gaffe was a "deeply embarrassing own-goal". This is the section of the speech drawing international attention: 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.
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Following the speech of Donald Trump's wife, Melania, on Monday night at the Republican National Convention, social media commenters were quick to note the striking similarities between Melania Trump's words and those of First Lady Michelle Obama's from the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Following the speech of Donald Trump’s wife, Melania, on Monday night at the Republican National Convention , social media commenters were quick to note the striking similarities between Melania Trump ’s words and those of First Lady Michelle Obama’s from the 2008 Democratic National Convention. The two speeches, ironically on the importance of hard work, use the same phrases “work hard for what you want in life,” “your word is your bond” and “we want our children in this nation…to know the limits of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work for them.”
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Melania Trump RNC speech appears to copy Michelle Obama talk - NY Daily News
Donald Trump’s campaign said a Trump employee was responsible for the passages in Melania Trump’s Monday night convention speech that were drawn from Michelle Obama’s address to the 2008 Democratic convention. CLEVELAND—Donald Trump’s presidential campaign on Wednesday said a Trump employee was responsible for the passages in Melania Trump’s Monday night convention speech that were drawn from Michelle Obama’s address to the 2008 Democratic convention. A statement distributed by the campaign featured an apology from Meredith McIver. The statement attributed to Ms. McIver said the Republican presidential nominee had rejected her offer to resign. RELATED VIDEO. Melania Trump/Michelle Obama Speech Similarities.
Sounds familiar ... Donald Trump's wife Melania 'copies' a speech from Michelle Obama - ITV News
We ran Melania Trump's speech through a plagiarism checker. It didn't go well for her. On Monday, Melania Trump, the wife of the presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, addressed the nation in prime time on the first night of the Republican National Convention. Her speech was immediately flagged for bearing a certain level of resemblance to Michelle Obama‘s speech about her husband at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. To help us get a handle on how similar the speeches were, Washingtonian ran excerpts through a side-by-side plagiarism checker at Small SEO Tools. This is how Melania Trump fared: The first half of the excerpt came in at 46 percent non-unique, while the
Melania Trump Accused of Stealing Michelle Obama’s Speech – Variety
Melania Trump's speech is plagarized from Michelle Obama's '08 speech. In one passage, 22 words out of 26 words are IDENTICAL. 204 ответов 5 071 ретвит 8 900 отметок «Нравится». No longer just Trump campaign defending plagiarism: RNC's Sean Spicer is doubling down, saying "Sparkle Pony" used same phrase as Melania. 47 ответов 165 ретвитов 174 отметки «Нравится». Ретвитнуть.
Melania Trump copies Michelle Obama's speech | Videos | Express.co.uk
Melania Trump’s highly anticipated speech at the Republican National Convention Monday night appears to have nearly copied a paragraph from Michelle Obama Michelle LeVaughn Robinson Obama Klobuchar to headline Dem banquet in Iowa amid 2020 speculation What actually happens when ads are pulled over political controversy Julián Castro: No one can ‘out-gutter’ Trump MORE’s speech at the 2008 Democratic National. It included phrases and even precise words that were identical to the first lady's 2008 address. Here is the paragraph in question from Melania Trump's speech: "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 taught and showed me values and morals in their daily life.”
Writer Meredith McIver Apologizes for Copied Phrases in Melania Trump’s Speech - WSJ
Melania Trump's Republican National Convention speech sounded a lot like Michelle Obama's 2008 Democratic National Convention speech. USA TODAY NETWORK. Who knew that the best speaker at the opening night of the Republican National convention would be … Michelle Obama? No wonder people said Melania Trump gave a good speech. Copy others. Michelle Obama also said in ’08, “And Barack and I set out to build lives guided by these values, and pass them on to the next generation. Because we want our children — and all children in this nation — to know that the only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work for them." And on Monday at the Republican convention Melania Trump said, “That is the lesson that I continue to pass along to our son.
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Responsibility for Melania Trump's speech reportedly lay with Rick Gates, a top aide to Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call). Jeremy Silk Smith. Posted Jul 19, 2016 10:14 AM. Save for later. Manafort said Tuesday that the plagiarism accusations were "crazy," telling CNN that Melania Trump's remarks were "common words and values." A number of political professionals, however, have said that heads should roll over the debacle. Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, told Bloomberg Politics Tuesday that he would "probably" fire the speechwriter . Corey Lewandowski, Trump's former campaign manager, took a shot at his replacement Monday, saying Manafort is responsible for everything that happens at the convention.
Did Melania Trump copy Michelle Obama’s convention speech?
A passage of Melania Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention on Monday night bore a striking resemblance to the speech delivered nearly eight years ago by another first lady hopeful, Michelle Obama. As journalist Jarrett Hill flagged on Twitter a portion of Trump's speech in which she discussed the values instilled in her by her parents appeared to be largely the same words uttered by Michelle Obama at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. Story Continued Below. CORRECTION: Melania stole a whole graph from Michelle's speech. "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," Melania Trump said in her speech. "They taught and showed me morals in their daily life.
Melania Trump speech appears to plagiarize Michelle Obama | TheHill
Melania Trump, Donald Trump's wife, has been accused of plagiarizing part of First Lady Michelle Obama's 2008 DNC speech after similarities were uncovered. The speech by Melania Trump, the wife of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, was considered to be the highlight of the first day of the GOP convention. CORRECTION: Melania stole a whole graph from Michelle's speech. #GOPConvention WATCH: https://t.co/8BCOwXAHSy pic.twitter.com/zudpDznGng. — Jarrett Hill (@JarrettHill) July 19, 2016. The paragraph in Melania Trump’s speech does not use the same exact wording as Obama’s 2008 speech, but includes the same theme and many of the same words. Per MSNBC, some 22 of the 26 words in one of the Melania passages was from a Michelle Obama pas
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Melania Trump joined her husband at a rally in Youngstown, Ohio, on Tuesday evening, channeling the First Lady Barbie that never was. She chose a vibrant pink floral dress by Monique Lhuillier along with a pair of pink Christian Louboutin pumps. Trump took the podium at the rally to deliver a short speech before introducing her husband, who paced the stage behind her, occasionally standing directly by her side. It’s unclear why her husband felt the need to hover around his wife during her speech—Barack Obama managed to stand patiently next to Michelle Obama when she would introduce him, as did George W. Bush when Laura Bush did the same—but Melania Trump carried on, speaking up for her husband and his presidency despite having to deal with the feeling. of hot breath hitting her back the entire time. By Justin Merriman/Getty Images.
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2Trump's team blames Clinton for the controversy surrounding Melania's speech. Well, guys, it's not like Hillary Clinton put pen to paper and wrote the speech herself, but that hasn't stopped Trump's camp from putting the blame squarely on Clinton's shoulders. During an interview with CNN, Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort said, "Once again, this is an example of when a woman threatens Hillary Clinton, she seeks to demean her and take her down. Despite statements coming from Trump's camp that this was not the case (see #2), educators believe Melania's speech is such a clear cut example of copy and paste they're now using it as part of their lesson plans. Check out some of the tweets below: I'd like to thank Melania Trump for helping me teach high school students about plagiarism. — Sean Garrett (@SeanGarrettOBHS) July 19, 2016. LOOK.
Melania Trump's prime-time speech was strikingly similar to Michelle Obama's - POLITICO
Image Source : PTI Melania Trump. Washington: An aide for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump took responsibility for copying portions of First Lady Michelle Obama's 2008 address for Melania Trump's convention speech on Monday. A statement distributed on Wednesday by the campaign featured an apology from Meredith McIver and an offer of resignation. According to McIver, she did not check Michelle Obama's 2008 speech. "This was my mistake and I feel terrible for the chaos I have caused Melania and the Trumps, as well as to Michelle Obama," said McIver. The statement came two days after embarrassing similarities were revealed between parts of Melania Trump's speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention on Monday night and Michelle Obama's 2008 convention speech.
Did Melania Trump Plagiarize Michelle Obama’s 2008 Speech? | Heavy.com
Melania Trump is facing heavy criticism due to claims she plagiarized a portion of her Republican National Convention speech from one delivered eight years ago by Michelle Obama. And as we know, there is no harsher critic than the Internet. Within hours of her speech in Cleveland on Monday, a whole host of memes had cropped up mocking the potential First Lady for her supposed speech-writing abilities, along with the hashtag #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes. Check out some of the best memes below. Also Read: Melania Trump Accused of Plagiarizing Michelle Obama's Convention Speech.
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