Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket

Melania visits detained immigrant children as Trump furore continues

The first lady, a former fashion model, sometimes gets input on wardrobe decisions from her fashion adviser, Herve Pierre.

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Melania Trump has faced growing criticism for her failure to step in as the destructive policy separated more than 2,000 children from their parents. "Melania has learned how dishonest they are, and she truly no longer cares!" he tweeted. During her visit, Mrs. Trump toured a children's shelter and attended a briefing on the status of immigrant children. What was her first choice?

New York City-based artist Justin Teodoro said he was shocked and confused by President Trump's "zero tolerance" policy that led to family separations at the border.

Throughout the fracas, the first lady was cast as a sympathetic character.

By the time she arrived at the Upbring New Hope Children's Center, run by the Lutheran Social Services of the South in McAllen, she had ditched the jacket. "You are a First Lady for Gods sake walking around with a jacket that says 'I really don't care.' This can't be for real".

All of which makes the green jacket more infuriating.

Later Thursday, the president weighed in on the meaning of his wife's message jacket.

Her husband, Donald has been criticised around the world for isolating thousands of children from their families in detention centres. There's also a chance that it was meant for the families she was visiting.

"Stephanie Grisham, the first lady's communications director, said that there was no "hidden message" and shared the hashtag "#ItsJustAJacket".

"It's a jacket, There was no hidden message".

"Thank you to Secretary Azar for traveling w me today & the care you are giving these children in such a hard time". We dress for funerals, weddings, school, and the beach, and we think about all of it - even the flip-flops. At right, the Zara jacket she's wearing.

Jessica Tarlov argued that the president actually wants this type of coverage to dominate the news cycle, so he can criticize the media later for reporting on the jacket instead of her visit. Let us know on Twitter.

- Dictionary.com (@Dictionarycom) June 21, 2018I had to look this up about ten times before I realized and accepted that it was real. Clothing is her kabuki theater. Later, she was pictured again, wearing it upon her arrival back at Andrews Air Force Base, CNN reported.

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