Melania Trump

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Mood in the White House: 'Melania Is Good'

First lady is reportedly focused on what's next, not what just happened

(Newser) - Melania Trump released her farewell message as first lady on Monday, asking people to "choose love over hatred" and be passionate but avoid violence. So what's next for the 50-year-old first lady after Wednesday? Expect her to keep a low profile for the near future in Florida, writes...

First Lady Bids Nation Farewell

Melania Trump says Americans she's met in the past 4 years have inspired her

(Newser) - Saying that serving as first lady "has been the greatest honor of my life," Melania Trump posted a goodbye to the nation on Monday. In a nearly seven-minute video, she expresses gratitude and says has been inspired by people she's met over the past four years who...

In Letter on Capitol Riot, Melania Trump Swings Back

She calls out her critics, writing 'this time is solely about healing'

(Newser) - On Thursday, CNN reported that its multiple requests seeking the first lady's opinion on Wednesday's events had gone unanswered. We now know what she was thinking. On Monday, Melania Trump offered her thoughts at length in a letter posted to the White House site. She first expressed that...

One Trump, One Obama Take Home 'Most Admired' Crowns

Donald Trump ends Barack Obama's 12-year winning streak, while Michelle Obama wins top spot for women

(Newser) - Donald Trump didn't beat Joe Biden in the election, but he can notch a win against Barack Obama. In its annual survey on the matter, Gallup pollsters asked 1,000 or so American adults to name, without being given choices, a man and a woman they most admire anywhere...

Trumps Issue Christmas Message

COVID vaccine is 'truly a Christmas miracle'

(Newser) - After what the AP calls "tossing a grenade" on a bipartisan COVID relief bill in a "final raised middle finger to Republicans," the outgoing president of the United States is safely ensconced in his Mar-a-Lago resort for the Christmas holiday. Trump spent Christmas Eve golfing at his...

Melania Shops Around Book Deal, Source says

'It would be her money,' a source tells the New York Post

(Newser) - Melania Trump is apparently shopping around a book deal with the full support of her husband, Business Insider reports. "Melania is in meetings to write her White House memoir," an unidentified source tells the New York Post . "And it would be her money—a chance for her...

Family Suggests Conceding as Trump Again Attacks Vote

First lady and Kushner join those wanting the president to give up the fight

(Newser) - The morning after President-elect Joe Biden declared victory, President Trump renewed his claims that the election was stolen—even as his family urged him to concede. The president broke quotes about supposed balloting fraud into a series of tweets , the Independent reports. "We believe these people are thieves,"...

First Lady Slams Biden, Media in First Solo Campaign Stop

'We must keep Donald in the White House'

(Newser) - Melania Trump lined up squarely with her husband Tuesday on her first solo trip of the 2020 campaign, slamming Joe Biden, Democrats, and the media as she pushed the president's reelection message in the battleground state of Pennsylvania. The first lady defended Trump’s record on COVID-19 even as...

First Lady Plans Campaign Trip to Pennsylvania

Melania Trump will be making her first speech on the road since 2019

(Newser) - Melania Trump has scheduled her first campaign trip in more than a year for Tuesday—an appearance in Pennsylvania, where polls show her husband trailing Democrat Joe Biden. She'll attend an event in Atglen with former White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, Fox News reports. The first lady delivered a...

Melania Trump Calls Off First Campaign Trip Since 2019

Spokeswoman says she has a 'lingering cough'

(Newser) - Melania Trump has called off her first appearance on the campaign trail in more than a year. Stephanie Grisham, her chief of staff, said Tuesday that the first lady "continues to feel better every day following her recovery from COVID-19," but "with a lingering cough and out...

Melania Finally Responds to Ex-Friend's Tell-All

The First Lady blogs about Stephanie Winston Wolkoff's bestseller

(Newser) - Melania Trump is finally responding to a former friend whose allegations have rippled through the media for months, NBC News reports. Trump doesn't mention Stephanie Winston Wolkoff by name, but is clearly targeting her—and her best-selling book, Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with ...

First Lady: Barron Trump Tested Positive for Virus

She says he didn't show any symptoms

(Newser) - Melania Trump says her 14-year-old son, Barron, tested positive for the coronavirus but did not show any symptoms. The White House initially said he had tested negative, after both of his parents tested positive earlier this month, the AP reports. The first lady said Wednesday that subsequent testing showed Barron...

DOJ Sues Melania's Ex-Confidant Over Tell-All

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff breached contract, Justice Dept. claims

(Newser) - The author of a Melania Trump tell-all is officially being sued by the Trump administration. The Department of Justice has filed a suit against Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, the former adviser and confidant of the first lady whose falling-out with Melania Trump after 15 years of friendship led to the book...

DC Health Official Makes a Plea Over Rose Garden Event

Everyone who attended is urged to get tested

(Newser) - With more than a dozen confirmed coronavirus cases among people who attended a White House event last month, DC health officials have issued a plea. In an open letter Thursday, the district's health director asked that anyone who's worked at the White House in the past two weeks...

Trump Taken to Walter Reed. Biden Has Tested Negative

White House says president retains power and will work from hospital

(Newser) - President Trump was admitted to Walter Reed Medical Center outside Washington on Friday evening to be treated for COVID-19—a stay that aides said they expect to last a few days. Administration officials said that the president was in good spirits, the Washington Post reports, but that his symptoms had...

What the Virus's Timeline Could Mean for Trump

Complications generally don't set in for many days

(Newser) - President Trump and Melania Trump's positive coronavirus tests have kicked off a flurry of testing among the political elite—followed by a midday sigh of relief from Democrats following news that Joe Biden tested negative. The New York Times has confirmation by way of his campaign. Meanwhile, one other...

World Reacts to Trump Diagnosis

Well wishes, dark jokes, concern expressed after president, first lady announce they have the virus

(Newser) - "[The] president of the United States has tested positive for COVID-19," was Brian Williams' somber announcement at around 1am Friday on MSNBC. "This puts us in all new territory." And with that new territory, per the Washington Post , well wishes from around the world began pouring...

Ex-Aide Secretly Taped Melania, Now Releases It

First lady drops f-bomb while discussing Christmas decorations

(Newser) - Just hours before the world learned Melania Trump had tested positive for the coronavirus , former friend and adviser Stephanie Winston Wolkoff was on CNN making Melania-related headlines of a different kind. Wolkoff, who recently released the book Melania and Me , played secretly taped conversations she had with the first lady...

Say Hello to Slovenia's New Tribute to Melania

Torched wooden statue of first lady replaced with bronze near her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia

(Newser) - Same stump, slightly different first lady. After an arson attack "conceptualized as criticism" of President Trump, a wooden statue of Melania Trump burned down near her hometown in Slovenia on the Fourth of July has been replaced with a sturdier bronze version, according to one of the artists who...

Melania Trump Used Private Emails at the White House: Report

Former friend and colleague Stephanie Winston Wolkoff talks about their email use

(Newser) - Want to reach Melania Trump at the White House? You might try one of her private email accounts. Or iMessage. Or Signal. That's according to former advisor and friend Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, who wrote the tell-all memoir Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with the ...

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