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  • First lady returns to the White House after kidney procedure

    05/19/2018 7:45:06 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 40 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 19, 2018 | Luis Sanchez
    First lady Melania Trump returned to the White House on Saturday following several days in the hospital after a kidney procedure, her office announced. The first lady was released from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., five days after a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. “She is resting comfortably and remains in high spirits,” the White House said in a statement. “Our office has received thousands of calls and emails wishing Mrs. Trump well, and we thank everyone who has taken the time to reach out.” Her office has described the procedure as a success,...
  • Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery at Walter Reed medical center

    05/14/2018 12:23:37 PM PDT · by ethom · 80 replies
    CNN ^ | 23 minutes ago | Kate Bennett
    First lady Melania Trump underwent kidney surgery Monday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center near Washington, DC, according to a statement from her office. Trump had been experiencing an issue with her kidney that her office described as benign but requiring medical attention. "This morning, first lady Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. The procedure was successful and there were no complications," the first lady's communications director, Stephanie Grisham, said in a statement. "Mrs. Trump is at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and will likely remain there for the duration of the...
  • CNN Contributor April Ryan: Melania Trump Isn't Really American, You Know

    05/08/2018 8:59:15 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 89 replies ^ | May 8, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    Yesterday First Lady Melania Trump introduced her new initiative "Be Best," with a goal of promoting healthy behaviors and ending cyber bullying among children. "There is one goal to Be Best and that is to educate children about the many issues they are facing today. If we truly listen to what our kids have to say, whether it be their concerns or ideas, adults can provide them the support and tools they need to grow up to be happy and productive adults who contribute positively to society and their global communities," Mrs. Trump said during a Rose Garden ceremony....
  • Michelle Obama Declares Herself America’s ‘Forever First Lady’

    05/02/2018 1:51:13 PM PDT · by PROCON · 113 replies ^ | May 2, 2018 | NTK Staff
    Former First Lady Michelle Obama offered herself as America’s “forever First Lady,” at a college signing day event at Temple University in Philadelphia on Wednesday. “We have such high hopes for you. See, I am not one of those doubters. I know that you have everything it takes to succeed,” Obama said. “I know you are me, and if I can be standing here as your forever First Lady, then you can do anything you put your mind to.”
  • First Lady Melania Trump’s State Dinner Gown Dazzles Fashion World (kudos from Soho, Manhattan!)

    04/28/2018 2:37:46 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 35 replies
    CBS New York ^ | 4/25/2018 | Staff
    WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSNewYork) – President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania hosted their first state dinner at the White House on Tuesday. Now, the first lady’s clothes have more than just fashion experts talking. Many of the items at the retail store Necessary Clothing in SoHo, Manhattan are influenced by celebrity styles — with price tags most can afford. Soon, the store’s assistant buyer says you may see their selection turn a little bit more presidential. “After seeing Melania’s stunning, masterful piece… That is something I hope one day we get to carry at Necessary Clothing,” said Leeanna DeSimone. The...
  • Finally, We Can Let Melania Be Melania

    04/27/2018 1:30:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 62 replies ^ | April 27, 2018 | Suzanne Fields
    This has been the fortnight of the first ladies. Last week, the focus was on two former first ladies, one through mourning and fond admiring recollections, and one through yet another book of scathing analytical criticism. Barbara Bush was celebrated for her blunt dignity. Hillary Clinton was recalled for her campaign of blunt excuses for her own failures. In death, Bush was praised as an old-fashioned matriarch speaking her mind with a sharp tongue, loved by family and lauded as the wife of one president and the mother of another. In life, Clinton has never been at home in...
  • Trumps will feed French president jambalaya 'cooked in a New Orleans tradition'

    04/23/2018 11:58:18 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 89 replies ^ | 4/23/2018 | Todd A. Price
    On Tuesday night (April 23), President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will welcome Emmanuel Macron, president of France, and his wife, Brigitte, for the first state visit of the Trump administration. According to a press release from the first lady's office, every aspect of the visit was "all carefully selected by First Lady Melania Trump, to complement and pay homage to the long-standing friendship between the United States and France." Let's get to the most important matter: what are they eating? The main course, we're happy to report, will include jambalaya, "which will be cooked in a New...
  • Melania Trump Invites White House Staff to Bush Funeral So They Could 'Pay Respects' (pure class)

    04/21/2018 2:22:57 PM PDT · by ethom · 69 replies
    People Politics ^ | April 21, 2018 03:45 PM | Dave Quinn
    Melania Trump attended the funeral of Barbara Bush on Saturday with two very special guests by her side: private resident staffers who had worked under the former first lady during her eight years in the White House. “Mrs. Trump brought George Hainey, former head Maître D’at the White House, and Buddy Carter, a current butler, to the funeral with her as invited guests,” White House spokesperson Stephanie Grisham told PEOPLE. “She knew they were very close to the Bush family and wanted them to be able to pay their respects.” Bush, who died at 92 on Tuesday, was laid to...
  • Fashion Magazines Ignoring First Lady

    04/16/2018 3:20:28 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 18 replies
    Independent Women's Forum ^ | April 16, 2018 | by Charlotte Hays
    Vogue magazine, the arbiter of fashion, couldn't get enough of Michelle Obama. The same has not been true of Melania Trump. The New York Post observes: Magazines are showing no love for Melania Trump. The internet was in a tizzy last week when actor James Woods pointed out via Twitter that the first lady hasn’t been a muse for the magazine industry since her husband, President Trump, took office. Woods tweeted: “If the Trumps were Democrats, Melania would be on every cover of every chic women’s magazine in the world every month.” The tweet, which was accompanied by an old...
  • Former first lady Barbara Bush will no longer seek medical treatment in face of failing health

    04/15/2018 11:29:40 AM PDT · by bitt · 82 replies
    washington examiner ^ | 4/15/2018 | Katelyn Carrel
    Former First Lady Barbara Bush, 92, decided Sunday to focus on comfort care in the face of her failing health, rather than additional medical treatment. “Following a recent series of hospitalizations, and after consulting her family and doctors, Mrs. Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment, and instead will focus on comfort care,” read a statement from the office of George H. W. Bush. Bush has been in an out of the hospital the past year battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure. The former first lady has been married to former...
  • First Lady Ignores Kimmel Drama, Enjoys Date Night: Rocks Gold Embroidered Versace Pumps

    04/09/2018 10:59:18 AM PDT · by ethom · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Apr 2018 | John Binder
    First Lady Melania Trump rocked gold embroidered pumps for a Saturday night date with President Trump at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., ignoring the fallout from late-night host Jimmy Kimmel’s underhanded personal attacks. Mrs. Trump stepped out in an A-line black coat, a silhouette she has repeated during cold weather days, pairing the simplistic ensemble with a baroque, Versace-esque pair of black pumps that featured gold embroidery and a gold heel. The first lady, nor President Donald Trump, have spoken publicly since Kimmel mocked Mrs. Trump’s accent during his monologue last week. Kimmel released a statement on Sunday...
  • 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...