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Trump employee apologises for plagiarising Michelle Obama speech






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Melania Trump gave a speech to support her husband Donald Trump. Some lines from the speech were from a speech made by Michelle Obama about Barack Obama. Mrs Trump spoke about how great she thought her husband was. Newspapers asked how Mrs Trump could make a plagiarised speech.

Plagiarism is copying other people's work and not saying you copied it. Schools give students an F-grade for copying or expel the students because it is stealing. An exam expert said: "Melania's speech [gives] us a [clear] example of plagiarism in action." Donald Trump said the speech was "good" because it got a lot of publicity.

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