MSNBC Correspondent: Biden Plagiarism Allegations Are ‘Embarrassing,’ ‘Junior Varsity Moment’

Washington Free Beacon | 6/5/2019 | Cameron Cawthorne
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BY: Cameron Cawthorne Follow @@Cam_Cawthorne

MSNBC correspondent Garrett Haake on Wednesday took a shot at Joe Biden's campaign after he was accused of plagiarizing his climate plan from multiple sources, saying the move was "embarrassing" and a "junior varsity moment."

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Haake appeared on MSNBC's Meet the Press Daily, where host Chuck Todd asked him if the Biden campaign was being "sloppy" after they lifted language from environmentalist nonprofits without attribution.

"If this were the Eric Swalwell campaign and no offense to Eric Swalwell, this is not, but you would expect him to have a barebones operation, volunteers," Todd said. "Joe Biden has his name on a public policy institute at the University of Pennsylvania … Why are they cutting and pasting climate change proposals at the last minute?"

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"This was obviously a junior varsity moment for this campaign in which should be very much the varsity-level squad. It's embarrassing, but it is a staff-level mistake and I think it's important to keep the context here in mind," Haake...
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