Melania Trump Makes Surprise Visit to Border Facilities

Lawrence Kim
June 22, 2018

It stretches credulity that the First Lady would make the effort to fly down to Texas, visit children, talk to staff and engage in this heartbreaking story only to deliberately undermine it with a callous choice of clothing.

When asked about the jacket, FLOTUS communications director Stephanie Grisham said: "It's a jacket".

Whatever good PR was hoped to be cultivated from this excursion was dashed when a report leaked that the First Lady wore a jacket with "I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U?" on the way to visit said children.

He ended Wednesday via executive order.

Newsweek's Jason Le Miere did write about the first lady's surprise trip to the United States-Mexico border on Thursday, one day after President Donald Trump ended the "zero tolerance" policy that separated families at the border. Regardless of whether or not the optics of wearing the trench was an oversight, the message seems to be that she's apathetic toward the nation's immigration crisis. "She thinks that it's important that children stay with their families". You can see a full view of the back of the coat on Twitter.

No clear plan has yet been proposed by the government to reunite the parents and children who have been separated. "He is supportive of it but she told him 'I'm headed down to Texas, ' and he supported it", Grisham said.

Melania Trump becomes the first Trump family member to personally witness the situation that has captured the country's attention over the past several weeks.

First lady Melania Trump on Thursday traveled to Texas to speak to children and officials at a shelter for migrant children.

It is unclear what, exactly, Trump intends to accomplish from this visit to Texas, outside of seeing firsthand what is happening today in America.

It was Trump's idea to go to the border to see firsthand how migrant children are being treated, her husband said. Over 2,300 children have been taken away from their parents at the Southern border since mid-May and placed into facilities. "Nice to meet you", she said as she left one classroom.

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