Tag Archives: plagiarism

SWAMPY: Accused Plagiarist Monica Crowley Registers As Foreign Agent For Pro-Russia Ukrainian Billionaire

The Daily Beast reports: A would-be Trump White House appointee who withdrew in the face of plagiarism allegations is now lobbying on behalf of a Ukrainian oligarch who has recently advocated greater concessions to the Russian government, according to newly filed documents. Monica Crowley told the Justice Department’s National Security Division that she will represent billionaire Victor Pinchuk in discussions ...

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Plagiarist Monica Crowley: Attacks On Me Are Part Of The “Political Hit Job” On All Conservatives [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Would-be Donald Trump foreign policy advisor Monica Crowley spoke out for the first time Tuesday night about the plagiarism scandal that forced her to forgo that White House position, saying on Fox News’ Hannity that it was a false hit job. “What happened to me was a despicable straight-up political hit job,” insisted Crowley. “It’s been debunked, my ...

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REPORT: DeVos Plagiarized On Senate Questionnaire

It appears that the anti-LGBT activist who wants to run America’s schools copied her homework. The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s nominee for education secretary, in written responses to questions from senators, appears to have used several sentences and phrases from other sources without attribution — including from a top Obama administration civil rights official. The responses from nominee Betsy ...

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Trump Security Council Hire Monica Crowley Resigns Post To Spend More Time With Her Plagiarizing

CNN reports: Conservative author and television personality Monica Crowley is stepping away from her appointment to a senior communications role in Donald Trump’s incoming administration, CNN confirms. The move comes after CNN’s KFile uncovered multiple instances of plagiarism in her 2012 book, her columns for the Washington Times, and her 2000 Ph.D. dissertation for Columbia University. Crowley was slated to ...

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REPORT: Monica Crowley Also Plagiarized Her Columns

From CNN’s KFile team: Monica Crowley, Donald Trump’s pick for a senior national security communications role, plagiarized multiple sources in some of her columns for the Washington Times, a CNN KFile review has found. CNN’s KFile reviewed close to 50 of Crowley’s columns over the past five years, finding examples of plagiarism in seven. Crowley is a columnist for the ...

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Publisher Yanks Monica Crowley’s Plagiarized Book

The New York Times reports: HarperCollins is withdrawing the digital edition of Monica Crowley’s 2012 book “What the (Bleep) Just Happened?” from retailers, after evidence of plagiarism. Its decision to recall the book comes after a report by CNN that Ms. Crowley, a conservative columnist and TV personality who was chosen by President-elect Donald J. Trump for a high-ranking communications ...

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REPORT: Trump Security Council Pick Monica Crowley Also Plagiarized Portions Of Her Doctoral Dissertation

Politico Magazine reports: Monica Crowley, President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s pick for a top National Security Council job, plagiarized numerous passages in her Ph.D. dissertation, Politico Magazine has found. An examination of the dissertation and the sources it cites identified around more than a dozen sections of text that have been lifted, with little to no changes, from other scholarly works ...

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CNN’s KFile Exposes Trump Hire And Fox Host Monica Crowley For Plagiarizing “Large Sections” Of Latest Book

CNN reports: Conservative author and television personality Monica Crowley, whom Donald Trump has tapped for a top national security communications role, plagiarized large sections of her 2012 book, a CNN KFile review has found. The review of Crowley’s June 2012 book, “What The (Bleep) Just Happened,” found upwards of 50 examples of plagiarism from numerous sources, including the copying with ...

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Melania Trump’s Website Vanishes After Questions Raised About Whether She Actually Finished College

Via USA Today: Melania Trump’s professional website has disappeared from the Internet. The deletion of www.melaniatrump.com and subsequent redirect to the Trump Organization’s webpage was first reported by The Huffington Post. It disappeared after questions were raised about whether she actually finished her degree at the University of Ljubljana (her personal website said she got a degree in architecture) but ...

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FEC Complaint Filed Over Melania Trump’s Speech Because Speechwriter Works For Trump’s Corporation

Via press release: This morning the Democratic Coalition Against Trump filed a federal campaign complaint against Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign with the Federal Elections Commission. The complaint alleges five violations including illegally accepting direct corporate contributions, accepting services from a volunteer that were actually compensated, use of the Trump corporate name or trademark to facilitate campaign contributions, illegal use of ...

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Melania Trump’s Speechwriter Confesses To Plagiarism, Trump Family Rejects Her Offer To Resign

But as it turns out, it was Melania who supplied the words. The New York Times reports: A longtime employee of the Trump Organization took responsibility for lifting two passages, from a 2008 speech by Michelle Obama, for Melania Trump’s address on Monday at the Republican National Convention, saying that it was an innocent mistake. The employee, Meredith McIver, who ...

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Trump On Plagiarism: All Publicity Is Good Publicity

Donald Trump has finally weighed in on the continuing furor over his wife’s plagiarism. While insiders have leaked reports that Trump is privately furious about the scandal, of course he spins it publicly as a victory. Truth is dead. Honesty is dead. Facts are dead. At least in Teabagistan.

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Cuomo To Manafort: I Can’t Let The Plagiarism Thing Go Because You Won’t Stop Lying About It [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: CNN anchor Chris Cuomo accused Donald Trump’s campaign manager of lying about Melania Trump’s convention speech in a heated exchange on Wednesday. Paul Manafort called on Cuomo to “move on” as he continued to deny accusations that Trump’s speech Monday night copied portions of Michelle Obama’s speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. “But I can’t move ...

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How Laid-Off Gay Journalist Jarrett Hill Realized That Melania Had Plagiarized The First Lady [VIDEO]

Adding extra deliciousness to an already entertaining plagiarism scandal is that journalist Jarrett Hill, who first picked up on it, belongs to two of the GOP’s most-reviled minorities. Via the New York Times: Mr. Hill, a television journalist who was recently laid off, said in an interview that one of Ms. Trump’s lines — the words “strength of your dreams” ...

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Trump Campaign Denies Plagiarism: Melania Is Being Attacked Because She Threatens Hillary [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Tuesday morning on CNN’s “New Day,” Manafort categorically denied that Melania Trump’s speech had been lifted in any way from remarks by Obama or anyone else. “I thought Melania Trump hit it out of the park when she talked about her love of family, the feeling of an immigrant that comes to this country and succeeds,” Manafort said. ...

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Today’s New York Daily News

From their story: Melania Trump’s first major stump speech for her husband and White House hopeful Donald Trump was supposed to be uplifting, but instead appeared to have lifted lines from First Lady Michelle Obama. A portion of Melania’s address to the Republican National Convention, praising values and hard work, on Monday was eerily similar to the speech delivered by ...

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OOPSIE: Melania Trump Plagiarized Part Of Last Night’s Speech From Michelle Obama’s 2008 Speech [VIDEO]

CNN reports: At least one passage in Melania Trump’s speech Monday night at the Republican National Convention plagiarized Michelle Obama’s speech to the Democratic National Convention in 2008. Side-by-side comparisons of the transcripts show the text in Trump’s address following, nearly to the word, the first lady’s own from the first night of the Democratic convention in Denver nearly eight ...

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Carl DeMaio: Race Was Exhausting, So What’s A Few More Days Of Counting?

Scandal-plagued homocon US House candidate Carl DeMaio held a press conference this morning where he declined to declared victory on his 752-vote lead. As about 180,000 provisional, absentee, and mail-in ballots remain to be counted statewide, DeMaio said, “It’s been a really exhausting campaign, what’s a few more days?” Despite no winner having been declared, multiple right wing sites are ...

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#DeMaioTrainWreck

San Diego CityBeat is blowing up all of homocon Carl DeMaio’s lies. It really IS a train wreck.

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Homocon House Candidate Carl DeMaio Confesses To Plagiarizing Magazine

Homocon US House candidate Carl DeMaio says he is “mortified” after being busted for plagiarizing a political magazine’s cover story for an “exposé” on Congress that he claimed to have authored. Via the National Journal: DeMaio has claimed to have authored a “report” finding that 102 members of Congress are drawing a government pension atop their congressional salaries. He leaked ...

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