Donald Trump brags Melania's speech 'got more publicity than any in the history of politics'

Donald Trump bragged that Melania's speech at the Republican National Convention "got more publicity than any in the history of politics."
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Donald Trump has managed to find the "good news" in wife Melania's plagiarism scandal. On Wednesday — two days after Melania gave a speech at the Republican National Convention that bore striking similarities to remarks Michelle Obama delivered in 2008 — Trump went ahead and applauded the speech anyway, because it got so much publicity:

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And, of course, no Trump Twitter response would be complete without mention of Hillary Clinton or the media. Rather than addressing how Obama's words may have ended up in his wife's speech, Trump blamed the media for paying more attention to Melania's speech than Clinton's email scandal:

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While Trump's team has already been out in full force denying that the speech was plagiarized, Trump's tweets Wednesday mark his first response to the accusations.

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