Trump: Media spent more time analyzing Melania than FBI spent on Clinton
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Donald TrumpDonald TrumpSanders: Reinstating SALT deduction 'sends a terrible, terrible message' GOP braces for wild week with momentous vote One quick asylum fix: How Garland can help domestic violence survivors MORE on Wednesday weighed in for the first time on Melania Trump’s controversial speech, slamming press coverage and saying that “all press is good press.”

"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!" Trump tweeted.

Moments later, he added: “The media is spending more time doing a forensic analysis of Melania's speech than the FBI spent on Hillary's emails.”


Melania Trump’s Monday night speech at the Republican National Convention appeared to have nearly copied a paragraph from first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaThe Memo: The Obamas unbound, on race Obamas' first White House dog, Bo, dies Michelle Obama praises BLM, says she fears for daughters MORE’s speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

Donald Trump's campaign has insisted the speech was not plagiarized. Experts said there is a 1 in 1 trillion chance the speech did not lift lines from Obama’s.

Trump's campaign has strongly denied accusations of plagiarism, stating that Melania Trump's speech reflected her own experiences in America.

"In writing her beautiful speech, Melania’s team of writers took notes on her life’s inspirations, and in some instances included fragments that reflected her own thinking. Melania’s immigrant experience and love for America shone through in her speech, which made it such a success," said an official statement from the campaign. 

Trump spokeswoman Katrina Pierson also defended Melania Trump, stating the concept "that Michelle Obama invented the English language is absurd."