Melania Trump sends a questionable message en route to the border

Lawrence Kim
June 22, 2018

The First Lady wore the $39 khaki green Zara jacket upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. The high in the District on Friday, the first day of summer, was 86 degrees.

But I forgot that this is the darkest timeline and, indeed, soon the jacket was confirmed by Trump's own spokesperson who said: "It's a jacket".

The jacket, with its message in white letters similiar to graffiti, received heavy coverage on social media Thursday.

She had changed jackets by the time she got off the plane in Texas and then toured a facility holding migrant kids separated from their parents.

When asked whether the first lady had seen the images of detained children, Grisham said she had.

The jacket was discarded before her visit of the facility, during which she was dressed in white jeans, a khaki shirt, and white Stan Smith sneakers.

According to his executive order, immigrant families illegally crossing the border will now be imprisoned together.

Zara's 'I Really Don't Care, Do U?' jacket.

Visiting another classroom, Mrs. Trump asked children where they were from and how long they'd been at the center where staff said children typically spend between 42 and 45 days.

Justice Department officials have characterized the executive order as a "stopgap" move, saying Congress needs to pass new legislation to give the president more powers to fight illegal immigration.

Shortly after arriving, the first lady signed an American flag on the wall that read, "Welcome First Lady!"

Slovenian-born Mrs Trump's trip comes after her husband made a shock U-turn on the policy introduced six weeks ago after images of youngsters in cages sparked global outrage.

If neither of those options are possible, which is the case in about 10% of the unaccompanied children, then they are placed with vetted foster families or volunteers.

Melania Trump had already come under fire for a meeting with the Queen of Spain and a tweet afterward where the first lady said the two discussed ways to positively affect the lives of children.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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