Ex-Trump Manager Thinks His Replacement Paul Manafort Should Resign Over Melania Plagiarism

  • by: Alan Duke

The campaign manager Donald Trump fired last month says the man who replaced him in the job should resign or be fired because of the controversy over Melania Trump's plagiarism of Michelle Obama's 2008 convention speech.

Corey Lewandowski, who is now a paid commentator for CNN, said Paul Manafort should take responsibility for the embarrassment since he has overall responsibility for the campaign. The two men were reportedly in a power struggle that ended in Trump firing Lewandowski in favor of Manafort.

Manafort has denied there as plagiarism and suggested Hillary Clinton is to blame for the controversy.

See also: Melania Trump's Speech Was Good, But Michelle Obama's 2008 Delivery Of It Was Better

  Alan Duke

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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