Yet she’s remained silent as her husband, President Donald Trump, tweets racist and xenophobic attacks at four Democratic freshman lawmakers who are all women of color. On Sunday, the President implied Reps. Omar became a citizen in 2000 when she was 17 years old, according to The New York Times . Trump denies racist tweets were racist The women made headlines last week for condemning the conditions of border detention facilities.
The issue is one which Melania Trump has vocally disagreed with her husband’s policies. « It was heartbreaking. And I reacted with my own voice,» Melania Trump said told ABC News in an interview about four months after she visited border facilities in Texas and Arizona in 2018 . « I didn’t know that that policy would come out.
I told him at home, and I said to him that I feel that’s unacceptable, and he felt the same,» she added. A CNN request comment on her husband’s tweets was not returned by Stephanie Grisham, the White House press secretary who also serves as the first lady’s spokeswoman. Melania Trump visits Arizona for her second trip to immigration facilities However, Melania Trump has aligned with the President on her beliefs about the immigration process — that it must be approached legally and by-the-book. The first lady was born in Slovenia, then part of communist Yugoslavia.
The Knavs’ were granted citizenship in August 2018.
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