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Trump: Media Investigated Melania’s Speech Longer Than ‘FBI Spent On Hillary’s Emails’

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Steve Guest Media Reporter

Donald Trump complained that the media Wednesday investigated his wife Melania’s convention speech longer than the FBI spent looking into Hillary Clinton’s emails.

Responding to the allegation that a portion of Mrs. Trump’s speech was plagiarized from Michelle Obama, the Republican nominee tweeted, “Good news is Melania’s speech got more publicity than any in the history of politics especially if you believe that all press is good press!” (RELATED: CNN, MSNBC Could Hardly Contain Themselves Over Melania Trump’s Alleged Plagiarism)

Trump followed up with another tweet arguing, “The media is spending more time doing a forensic analysis of Melania’s speech than the FBI spent on Hillary’s emails.”

On the Saturday of the Fourth of July weekend, Clinton was interviewed by the FBI for three and a half hours. Then on the following Tuesday, FBI director James Comey announced that there would be “no charges” filed against Clinton. (RELATED: FBI Recommends ‘NO CHARGES’ For Hillary Clinton [VIDEO])

In a statement from Meredith McIver, an in-house staff writer for the Trump Organization, she acknowledged her “mistake” in including “some of the phrasing in the draft that ultimately became the final speech.” Trump Staffer Takes Blame For Melania Speech

McIver offered to resign but Trump rejected it noting that “people make innocent mistakes and that we learn and grow from these experiences.”

Meredith McIver Statement About Melania Trump's Speech

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