Scott Baio accuses Joe Biden of stealing his 'let's make America America again' speech: 'He's a plagiarizing fraud'

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    CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 18: Scott Baio gives two thumbs up during his speech on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicks off on July 18. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 18: Scott Baio gives two thumbs up during his speech on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicks off on July 18. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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    Scott Baio used the phrase “Make America America Again” at the 2016 Republican Convention. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Alyssa Milano&nbsp;isn’t the only ‘80s TV star giving&nbsp;Joe Biden&nbsp;a hard time these days.” data-reactid=”31″>Alyssa Milano isn’t the only ‘80s TV star giving Joe Biden a hard time these days.

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Milano, a Democrat, recently expressed frustration&nbsp;at the former vice president’s since-reversed support of the Hyde Amendment regarding abortion, saying it was holding her back from endorsing him in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. But it’s unlikely Biden has any shot of winning over conservative actor Scott Baio, who has called the politician a “plagiarizing fraud.”” data-reactid=”32″>Milano, a Democrat, recently expressed frustration at the former vice president’s since-reversed support of the Hyde Amendment regarding abortion, saying it was holding her back from endorsing him in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. But it’s unlikely Biden has any shot of winning over conservative actor Scott Baio, who has called the politician a “plagiarizing fraud.”

    DAVENPORT, IA - JUNE 11: Former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event on June 11, 2019 in Davenport, Iowa. Biden and over two dozen presidential candidates are seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican President Donald Trump during the 2020 general election.(Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)DAVENPORT, IA - JUNE 11: Former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event on June 11, 2019 in Davenport, Iowa. Biden and over two dozen presidential candidates are seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican President Donald Trump during the 2020 general election.(Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

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    Biden used the line during an Iowa campaign stop on June 11. (Photo: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Biden’s 1988 presidential campaign was hit with&nbsp;charges that he plagiarized British politician Neil Kinnock. More than three decades later, the former Delaware senator is&nbsp;facing similar accusations&nbsp;regarding the wording in his climate plan and other 2020 campaign material, much to the delight of his political opponents.” data-reactid=”53″>Biden’s 1988 presidential campaign was hit with charges that he plagiarized British politician Neil Kinnock. More than three decades later, the former Delaware senator is facing similar accusations regarding the wording in his climate plan and other 2020 campaign material, much to the delight of his political opponents.

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Now conservatives are accusing Biden of ripping off&nbsp;Michael Avenatti, former lawyer to alleged Trump mistress Stormy Daniels and a onetime presidential hopeful. Speaking at a rally in Iowa on Tuesday, Biden told the crowd, “[Trump] says, ‘let’s make America great again … let’s make America America again.”” data-reactid=”56″>Now conservatives are accusing Biden of ripping off Michael Avenatti, former lawyer to alleged Trump mistress Stormy Daniels and a onetime presidential hopeful. Speaking at a rally in Iowa on Tuesday, Biden told the crowd, “[Trump] says, ‘let’s make America great again … let’s make America America again.”

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="It’s a slogan Avenatti,&nbsp;according to Fox News, tweeted he was “happy” to have Biden use. it also caught the attention of first son&nbsp;Donald Trump Jr.” data-reactid=”57″>It’s a slogan Avenatti, according to Fox News, tweeted he was “happy” to have Biden use. it also caught the attention of first son Donald Trump Jr.

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="But Trump Jr.’s got it wrong, claims Scott Baio. The former Charles in Charge star says he was the first to use “let’s make America America again,” using the phrase during his speech at the 2016 Republican Convention. The actor also insisted that his words vary from “Let America Be America Again,” the title of a 1935 Langston Hughes poem.” data-reactid=”60″>But Trump Jr.’s got it wrong, claims Scott Baio. The former Charles in Charge star says he was the first to use “let’s make America America again,” using the phrase during his speech at the 2016 Republican Convention. The actor also insisted that his words vary from “Let America Be America Again,” the title of a 1935 Langston Hughes poem.

    Baio called Biden a “plagiarizing fraud” and retweeted a fan’s call for the presidential frontrunner to apologize.

    The 58-year-old also fired back at a Biden supporter praising the Iowa remarks, tweeting, “this hashtag belongs to me.”

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