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Ohio Rep. Joyce Beatty “Plagiarizes” Melania Trump’s Dress

HeadlineJul 29, 2016

Ohio Congressmember Joyce Beatty also appeared to take a jab at the Trumps on Thursday when she took the DNC stage wearing the exact same off-white dress with billowing sleeves that Melania Trump wore when she gave her speech at the RNC in Cleveland last week. This fashion “plagiarism” mocked Melania Trump plagiarizing parts of Michelle Obama speech from the 2008 DNC speech. Meanwhile, Donald Trump Jr. is accusing President Obama of having plagiarized a line from his speech at the RNC last week. Both men used the phrase “That’s not the America I know.” However, well before the RNC, President Obama has used some variant of the phrase “the America I know” or “not the America I know” on multiple occasions. Former President George W. Bush also used this phrase.

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