Melania Trump's spokesperson denies that the US first lady was sending a "hidden message" when she wore a jacket with the phrase "I really don't care, do u?" ahead of a visit to migrant children separated from their parents.
In the Texas border city of McAllen on Thursday, prosecutors unexpectedly dropped charges against 17 immigrants who were due to be sentenced Thursday for improperly entering the USA, according to Efren Olivares, a lawyer with the Texas Civil Rights Project, which has been interviewing adult immigrants to track them and their kids through separate government systems. Her stylist also said he had never seen the jacket before, so there's that.
While everyone was speculating whether Melania Trump was trying to send a message by wearing a provocative Zara jacket when departing for a trip to the border, she doubled-down by wearing it on her return trip too.
Her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, denied that there was any "hidden message" in the clothing choice, while President Trump later tweeted that the dismissive note was an attack on "fake news media." "After today's important visit to Texas, I hope the media isn't going to choose to focus on her wardrobe", adding, "(Much like her high heels last year)".
I think we were undervaluing pictures when we said they were worth 1000 words.
The Department of Health and Human Services has yet to release any details on how they will reunite the 2,300 children separated from their families.More news: Lionel Messi could retire after FIFA World Cup 2018, reveals Argentina teammate
President Trump has been under fire for his immigration policies as part of which the children of immigrant families are left behind while the parents are termed as the "prisoners".
She visited three classrooms, each time asking the children where they came from, their ages, how long they'd been at the center and their favorite subjects. However, her good deed was immensely overshadowed when the world got a good look at the two-year-old Zara military-style jacket she was wearing.
"I'd also like to ask you how I can help these children to reunite with their families as quickly as possible".
Do you care about how this message reflects on Melania Trump's feelings about immigration?
Herself an immigrant, Melania, who was born in Slovenia, had earlier this week urged President Trump that she "hates to see children separated from their families".
The youthful jacket sharply contrasts with the first lady's typically bold, foreign-flavored wardrobe.