The Trump family could not avoid plagiarism chatter for the second straight day.
Internet talk about the possibility of new stolen lines surfaced shortly after Donald Trump Jr. spoke at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday night. A "Daily Show" tweet showed similarities between sentences in Trump's speech and those in an article written by George Mason University law professor F.H. Buckley for The American Conservative outlet.
But what appeared to be Buckley's Twitter account quickly responded, writing "except it wasn't stealing." He told Vox that he was the principal speechwriter for Trump Jr., adding "it's not an issue."
On Wednesday morning, Buckley added in a follow-up tweet: "Ironically, the lines I used I didn't invent. I borrowed them from someone else. I forget whom."
It follows the revelation that Trump's stepmother Melania's Monday night speech bore striking similarities to one first lady Michelle Obama gave in 2008.