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Melania Trump the Topic of Discussion Ahead of Husband's Nomination

Local's weigh in on Melania's speech from day one of RNC

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    Delegates are expected to nominate Donald Trump for president at the Republican National Convention Tuesday night, but it's Trump's wife Melania who is the topic of discussion. (Published Tuesday, July 19, 2016)

    Delegates are expected to nominate Donald Trump for president at the Republican National Convention Tuesday night, but it's Trump's wife Melania who is the topic of discussion.

    "It's interesting," said former U.S. Senator Scott Brown. "After everything that happened yesterday, you had a paragraph or two that had similarities."

    Brown, an early Trump supporter, thinks far too much is being made regarding allegations of plagiarism in Melania Trump's Monday night convention speech. He said he's more interested in Hillary Clinton's speeches to Wall street firms that she hasn't disclosed and other allegations of plagiarism in Massachusetts that he says never got much play.

    "Remember when President Obama lifted from Deval Patrick," Brown asked. "You know. And there were tremendous similarities. And also Kennedy. And you didn't hear about that."

    Recently fired Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski, a New Hampshire delegate, says Melania Trump is a smart and articulate woman whose speech was not properly vetted by the campaign. And he seems to point the finger at his replacement, Paul Mannafort.

    "Look, I know about accountability in this campaign," said Lewandowski. "I've been there, guys."

    House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and two of Trump's children are among Tuesday night's speakers.

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