Why Melania Trump's jacket has sparked outrage

Share

FLOTUS Melania Trump deliberately wore her controversial 'I don't care, do u?' jacket to meet detained child migrants, an expert claims.

Trump changed into a different jacket before her plane landed in McAllen, Texas.

"It's a jacket", the First Lady's communications director, Stephanie Grisham, said Thursday in a statement to reporters. Despite public outcry over the jacket, she put it back on for her return trip.

Tony European labels have been more Mrs. Trump's de rigueur, until Thursday's trip to a Texas center housing some of the more than 2,300 migrant children sent there after their families entered the USA illegally.

The green hooded spring military jacket has the words written graffiti-style on the back. United States first lady once again wearing the jacket when they come back.

"Here's the thing: Someone in that operation should have seen th [sic] jacket and thought 'Hmmm, maybe this is't the best idea, '" CNN's Chris Cillizza said. Melania Trump's choice to wear heels during her trip to Texas to survey the response to Hurricane Harvey drew widespread criticism. "Do U?" on the back. During her visit, Mrs. Trump toured a children's shelter and attended a briefing on the status of immigrant children.

Her visit comes amid growing outrage in the United States over a policy that separates migrant children who illegally enter the USA with their parents.

"Thank you to Secretary Azar for traveling w me today & the care you are giving these children in such a hard time". "Be kind and nice to each other, OK", she said as she left one classroom at Upbring New Hope Children's Center and headed for another. She asked how she could help "these children to reunite with their families as quickly as possible" and how often they communicate with their families. That was just days after reports surfaced that her husband had made lewd remarks years earlier about grabbing women by the genitals. "It's sad that we have an active and ongoing natural disaster in Texas, and people are anxious about her shoes", Grisham said.

Speaking on Today Friday, respected journalist Peter Alexander said: 'Nobody knows exactly what to make of it, but speaking to anybody who knows Melania Trump, and they will tell you that nothing the former model does is accidental'. "The secret service saw it, someone on her staff".

Reactions to the wardrobe choice were mixed on social media.

Share

Advertisement

Related Posts

Brigitte Nielsen welcomes fifth child at the age of 54
Brigitte Nielsen , 54, has given birth to her fifth child, the Danish actress and reality star told People magazine Saturday. Nielsen, who was also a model before she went into acting, has been married five times.

England and New Zealand women re-write record books
The tri-series continues at the same venue on Saturday, with England facing South Africa at 13:00 BST and New Zealand at 17:40. England opener, Tammy Beaumont smashed 116 runs off 52 balls to power her team to the highest T20I score of 250 runs.

Federation Internationale de Football Association opens disciplinary case against Switzerland over World Cup goal celebration
Switzerland grew in stature after the break and were rewarded with a spectacular equaliser courtesy of Xhaka's left foot. Shaqiri was born in Kosovo before it declared independence in 2008, something Serbia fails to recognise.

Greece creditors agree on deal
Athens faces bond repayments of around 7 percent of its output next year, the first after its third bailout ends in August. European Union officials have repeatedly said the meeting will be crucial to seal Greece's financial future.

Firmino helps Brazil to late win over Costa Rica
Coutinho said Brazil "deserved the win", after the Selecao were held to a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in their opening match. Superstar Neymar added a second a few minutes later.

Windies to start against India in inaugural World Test Championship
Ireland will play their second Test cricket match against Afghanistan next year, while a Test game against England is also in the pipeline.

Spider-Man: Homecoming Sequel Officially Titled Far From Home
In a post on his Instagram account , Spider-Man actor Tom Holland revealed the title for the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel .

'Permit Patty' calls cops on 8-year-old girl selling water
This seems pretty run-of-the-mill for any adult who had a lemonade stand or any type of fundraiser as a child. In the 15-second clip, the cousin follows a woman who has been identified as Alison Ettel.

Japan, Senegal draw to keep World Cup last-16 hopes alive
Senegal had the better of the first half, and Japan offered little until Takashi Inui's curler beat Khadim Ndiaye 34 minutes in. Inui then struck the bar from distance after the Senegal defence went AWOL.

Chicharito records history with strike against South Korea
The momentum Mexico can build with another win might carry El Tri deep into the 2018 FIFA World Cup . The criticism of Mexico's national team heading into the World Cup was loud and scathing.

© 2015 ExpressNewsline. All Rights reserved.