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  • How Melania Describes the State of Their Union

    02/02/2018 6:33:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | February 2, 2018 | Suzanne Fields
    The president gives the State of the Union, and the first lady offers her state of their union. A president and a first lady, a husband and a wife, a father and a mother, a man and a woman reflect different kinds of power, purpose and propensity. Melania Trump puts Frank Sinatra's defiant croon in the present tense: "I'll do it my way." Feminists ought to love her. No one thinks of Trump as an appendage of her man. No one sees her trapped in the role of "wife of," that notorious Washington "title" that once circumscribed the lives...
  • Melania Trump’s favorability trends upward despite scandal-seeking news coverage

    01/27/2018 11:18:22 AM PST · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 27, 2018 | Jennifer Harper
    Some wonder why ‘liberal feminists’ have not come to her defenseMuch of the press coverage of first lady Melania Trump has descended from mere criticism and speculation to downright scandal mongering. The American public is not buying it, if recent poll numbers are a gauge. Since December, Mrs. Trump has garnered very respectable favorability ratings. Gallup found that 54 percent of the nation gave her a thumbs up. CNN reported her positive rating to be 47 percent while an Economist YouGov survey gave her a 48 percent. In the year since she became first lady, Mrs. Trump poll numbers have...
  • Melania Trump is radically changing the job of first lady

    01/26/2018 5:12:04 PM PST · by simpson96 · 62 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 1/26/2018 | Kate Anderson Brower, Contributor
    <p>Maybe Mrs. Trump is more like Michelle Obama than people think. Though the mutual affection of the Obamas was obvious, Mrs. Obama was also the first first lady to challenge people to accept a woman who refused to play the role of the saccharine, adoring spouse. "I can't do that," she said in 2007 Vanity Fair interview. "That's not me. I love my husband. I think he's one of the most brilliant men I've ever met, and he knows that. But he's not perfect, and I don't want the world to want him to be perfect."</p>
  • Despite Hollywood’s Scorn, Melania Trump Has Accomplished Much as First Lady

    01/25/2018 4:50:59 AM PST · by simpson96 · 21 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 1/24/2018 | Binny Montalbano
    Hollywood’s feminist hypocrisy was on full display Sunday night at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Actress Kristen Bell, who was hosting the event, joked about being a “first lady.” “I think my first initiative as first lady will be cyberbullying,” Bell said to “much laughter” from the audience, according to the The Huffington Post. “Because I have yet to see any progress made on that problem quite yet.” Melania Trump, of course, had said she wanted to work against cyberbullying while in the White House. Unfortunately, Bell isn’t the only one missing—or choosing to overlook—the considerable achievements of Melania Trump...
  • 'Merry Christmas from the president and first lady!' Melania stuns (tr)

    12/14/2017 10:50:48 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 8 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Dec 14, 2017 | ERICA TEMPESTA
    Melania Trump wowed classic black cocktail dress while posing alongside her husband for their first official Christmas portrait as president and first lady. The Trumps' 2017 Christmas portrait was revealed on Melania's Twitter page on Thursday afternoon — and the festive photo sees the president flashing an uncharacteristically bright smile. According to the tweet, Andrea Hanks photographed President Trump and his wife on December 5 in the Cross Hall of the White House.
  • Revealed: Melania Trump’s ideal Christmas

    12/08/2017 12:23:07 PM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Hot ^ | December 8, 2017 | Andrew Malcom
    And now for something completely different: A December story totally free of forced kis****, fondl***, gro**** and humiliating resignat****.As the Trump family approaches its first holiday season in the White House, we are learning more about the new First Lady. She put her personal touch on some of this year’s Christmas decorations, then hung around the unveiling to thank adult volunteers who helped and to play with their children.On Wednesday Melania Trump was in Texas with Karen Pence to thank more first-responders for their relief work during and after the hurricanes.And Thursday, as often seems to happen, Mrs. Trump was...
  • POLL: Who is your favorite First Lady?

    11/25/2017 12:14:30 PM PST · by Jeff Chandler · 84 replies
    POLL: Who is your favorite First Lady? Melania Trump Michelle Obama Laura Bush Hillary Clinton Barbara Bush Nancy Reagan Rosalynn Carter Betty Ford Pat Nixon Lady Bird Johnson Jacqueline Kennedy Mamie Eisenhower Bess Truman Eleanor Roosevelt Other
  • Melania Trump picks Trump International Hotel manager as chief usher

    06/23/2017 2:05:51 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 39 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 23, 2017 | Sahara Westwood
    First lady Melania Trump announced Friday that she has selected the director of rooms at Trump International Hotel to serve as White House chief usher. Timothy Harleth presently oversees more than 110 employees at the Trump hotel in Washington, D.C., the White House said Friday. "I am so pleased that Timothy will be joining our team," Melania Trump said in a statement. "He was selected because of his impressive work history and management skills. My husband and I know he will be successful in this vital role within the White House." As chief usher, Harleth will oversee the more than...
  • BREAKING: First Lady Melania Trump @FLOTUS Reads GotNews—And So Should You

    06/11/2017 10:26:34 PM PDT · by Syncro · 15 replies ^ | Jun 11, 2017 | GotNews
    Not only do we know President Donald Trump reads GotNews—we now know his wife, First Lady Melania Trump, may have first put the award-winning news site on his radar. In May, the blog Politico editorialized that someone “mischievously” gave President Trump a copy of a GotNews article correctly identifying Katie Walsh as a White House leaker: “That is what happened in late February when someone mischievously gave the president a printed copy of an article from, the website of internet provocateur Charles C. Johnson, which accused deputy chief of staff Katie Walsh of being ‘the source behind a bunch...
  • What to Expect Once Melania Moves Into the White House

    05/30/2017 11:54:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    Town & Country ^ | May 30, 2017 | Caroline Hallemann
    For the first months of Donald Trump’s presidency, his wife Melania has largely kept out of the public eye, so much so that her notable absence from the duties of a modern first lady has prompted speculation regarding both her marriage and her state of mind. As she and Barron make their move to D.C. this summer, many are left wondering what, if anything, we can expect to see change about her position in the Trump administration. Here’s how she may reshape her role—and the White House itself: Melania will probably make a few new hires in the East Wing....
  • Melania Didn’t Slap Trump’s Hand Away

    05/23/2017 1:47:40 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Rush ^ | May 23, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: You know, I meant to mention this yesterday. Let me mention it now and get it out of the way, because this video has gone viral. It reminds me, I got another email today when the president and his entourage arrived via helicopter at the tarmac in Tel Aviv to split for Rome, the helicopter doors open and the president was the first out. The email said, “This guy… You know, after yesterday, I would think this guy would know better! He doesn’t let his wife get off first! “He storms out, says, ‘Look at me, look at me,’...
  • Dressing Melania: Alice Roi Talks About Designing to Suit the First Lady's Classic Style

    04/21/2017 6:04:28 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 35 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 4/21/2017 | Laurie Brookens
    "There is nothing sarcastic about her style, nothing experimental. It is very true and solid," says the New York-based designer, who has known the current first lady for 11 years. You can count Alice Roi among Melania Trump’s trusted circle of New York friends. The 40-year-old fashion designer has known the current first lady for 11 years, having met through Roi’s husband, Marc Beckman. (snip) The first dress Roi ever designed for Trump? A chic maternity look while she was pregnant with son Barron, who turned 11 on March 20. "We attended a few parties together, and soon after I...
  • Love It!! Look Where First Lady Melania Just Made A Surprise Visit

    04/14/2017 6:03:16 PM PDT · by KC_Lion · 36 replies ^ | April 14, 2017 | Mary Kate Knorr
    First Lady Melania Trump made a surprise visit to HomeSafe Florida on Friday—a nonprofit that works to protect victims of child abuse and domestic violence, and prepares affected families for productive future lives after abuse. This is a remarkable organization doing some truly amazing work. Check it out (via HomeSafe): "This morning, First Lady Melania Trump made a surprise visit to HomeSafe, and visited with the girls living in one of the give residential group homes run by the agency. Mrs. Trump brought gifts for each of the girls and spent time in the home visiting with all of them....
  • President Trump and the First Lady have Dinner with President of China

    04/06/2017 8:34:03 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 19 replies
    youtube ^ | Apr 6, 2017 | The White House
    President Trump and the First Lady have Dinner with President of China
  • Rosie O’Donnell Tells First Lady to Divorce President Trump

    04/02/2017 7:06:27 PM PDT · by davikkm · 28 replies
    IWB ^ | Gabrielle Seunagal
    Rosie O’Donnell’s obsession with the President and his family borders on downright psychosis. The quarrel between the two originated a decade ago when O’Donnell made unflattering remarks about Trump’s decision to not fire a Miss Universe contestant. Since then, the two have gone back and forth, but O’Donnell was the obvious aggressor and the one who simply could not let the matter rest. When attacking the President did not have her desired outcome, she resulted to attacking his relatives.
  • MSNBC Holds Segment on the Trumps’ Marriage and Whether FLOTUS Is Happy

    03/29/2017 7:22:36 PM PDT · by kevcol · 24 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | March 29, 2017 | Jack Heretik
    "She's a model who lived with this rich guy, and now she is the first lady of the United States and that’s a whole different ball game," Schwartzman said. "And yes, she looks really uncomfortable." Snow also brought up that a friend of Melania's told Schwartzman that she was happy. "Yeah, I mean, you sort of expect that they’re going say that," Schwartz said. "I was a little surprised that she actually vouched for the quality of the marriage, because, you know, given Mr. Trump’s history, you know, there’s certainly a lot of questions about him and his relationships with...
  • Melania Trump: ‘Era of Allowing Brutality Against Women and Children Is Over’

    03/29/2017 6:38:08 PM PDT · by KC_Lion · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 29th, 2017 | Penny Starr
    First Lady Melania Trump handed out awards at the 2017 International Women of Courage awards ceremony on Wednesday at the U.S. Department of State, where she was introduced as a campaigner for the safety and security of women and girls around the world. “The era of allowing brutality against women and children is over,” Trump said to the large crowd of guests gathered to honor 13 women who faced horrific challenges in their lives but persisted to become activists to help others facing a similar plight. “Each one of these heroic women has an extraordinary story of courage, which should...
  • VANITY - Keeping up with the First Lady

    03/29/2017 11:40:51 AM PDT · by Cementjungle · 18 replies
    03/29/2017 | Self
    Since the MSM hates our lovely first lady, one would be led to believe that she's completely inactive... so, I thought I would provide some updates as to what she's been doing. Meeting with first lady of Japan 2/11/2017: Hosting Mrs. Netanyahu in the WH 02/15/2107: At the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History 02/15/2017: 02/28/2017 Spent much of the day with Governors' Association attendees' spouses, and participated in signing of "Closing the gender gap" in STEM bill: Children's health event 03/01/2017: World book day 03/02/2017: International Women's Day 03/08/2017: Hosted Senators and their wives at event at WH...
  • Melania Trump: How does the first lady compare to her predecessors 65 days in?

    03/26/2017 11:45:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    Mic ^ | March 26, 2017 | Alison Durkee
    While their husbands may be the ones in the Oval Office, first ladies have plenty of power of their own. In addition to playing hostess at one of the most famous residences in the world, America's first ladies have traditionally used their positions to shape policy, champion causes and help spark real change. Two months into her husband's presidency, though, first lady Melania Trump is signaling her role will be much more subdued. Though the first lady is viewed favorably by 52% of Americans — far higher than her husband's latest approval rating — Mrs. Trump has taken a hands-off...
  • CNN/ORC Poll: Melania Trump's approval ratings are way up

    03/08/2017 2:00:22 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | March 8, 2017 | Kate Bennett, White House reporter
    The more Americans learn about first lady Melania Trump, the more they like her. Her favorability rating is up 16 points since her husband was sworn-in as President, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Wednesday in CNN's COVER/LINE newsletter. About 52% of Americans have a favorable opinion of Melania Trump, an increase from 36% pre-inauguration. In February 2016, the former model's favorable rating was a paltry 24%, her unfavorable was 31% and 23% had never even heard of her. Now, just 3% say they don't know who the first lady is, and her unfavorable rate has held steady at 32%....