Writer takes the blame for Melania Trump speech

Donald Trump, 2016 Republican presidential nominee, right, gestures to his wife Melania Trump while on stage during the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., on Monday, July 18, 2016.
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Donald Trump, 2016 Republican presidential nominee, right, gestures to his wife Melania Trump while on stage during the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., on Monday, July 18, 2016.

A woman described as an "in-house staff writer for the Trump organization" took the blame Wednesday for apparent plagiarism in Melania Trump's speech this week.

Meredith McIver said she offered her resignation but it was rejected.