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New Jersey governor Chris Christie defends Melania Trump’s speech

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(CNN) — New Jersey governor and Donald Trump ally Chris Christie defended the speech Melania Trump gave at the Republican convention against plagiarism allegations, saying, “There’s no way that Melania Trump was plagiarizing Michelle Obama’s speech.”
“I just don’t see it,” Christie told CNN’s Jamie Gangel in an interview Tuesday, adding later, “If we’re talking about 7% of a speech, that was really, universally considered to be a good performance by Melania. I know her. There’s no way that Melania Trump was plagiarizing Michelle Obama’s speech.”