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Melania Trump Accused Of Plagiarizing Michelle Obama's Speech

CLEVELAND (CBS) -- Donald Trump's wife, Melania Trump, has been accused of plagiarizing First Lady Michelle Obama in her speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio on Monday.

Melania Trump is accused of re-purposing passages of a speech originally made by Michelle Obama.

Los Angeles-based journalist and TV host, Jarrett Hill, was among the first to catch the striking similarity between the two speeches.

After Melania Trump's speech, Donald Trump posted this message to Twitter:

By Hannah Albarazi - Follow her on Twitter: @hannahalbarazi.

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