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Book sales suspended for Trump aide accused of plagiarism

Associated Press logo Associated Press 1/10/2017 By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

Monica Crowley, tapped by the incoming Donald Trump administration for a top communications role and seen in December 2016, copied some 50 sections of her 2012 book, CNN reported © Provided by AFP Monica Crowley, tapped by the incoming Donald Trump administration for a top communications role and seen in December 2016, copied some 50 sections of her 2012 book, CNN reported NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of Monica Crowley's "What the (Bleep) Just Happened?" is halting sales of the book, pending the "opportunity" for the aide to President-elect Donald Trump to revise her material.

Crowley is a syndicated talk show host and Trump's pick to serve as director of communications at the White House's National Security Council.

She is accused of plagiarizing numerous passages in the 2012 book.

On Tuesday, HarperCollins announced the book and its 2013 edition, "What the (Bleep) Just Happened . . . Again?" will "no longer be offered for purchase" until Crowley has "the opportunity to source and revise" the text.

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