Why Are There Restrictions for Melania Trump's Latest Appearance?

Tonya Becker
June 6, 2018

The late-night funnyman's quips, however, came on the same day that Mrs. Trump was seen sitting next to her husband President Donald Trump during a solemn White House ceremony in which Gold Star Families were honored. However, she was reported to have attended ceremony on Monday event for Gold Star families that was closed to the press. Yet four days later, on May 14, the first lady's office released the news that Trump had been admitted to Walter Reed Military Medical Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, for what her spokeswoman described as a medical procedure for a benign kidney condition.

-North Korea summit from behind the scenes, handles the delicate preparations by keeping details from President Donald Trump out of fear that he will tweet about them, according to a Monday CNN report.


Three unnamed current and former White House officials told CNN that another Hagin catchphrase is "this would never happen in the Bush administration", often served up with an eye roll for emphasis. The first lady said in a written statement after last June's event that these families "are a unique and distinct category of individuals who should be cherished". "It's her style and we just have to accept that". "We're used to our first ladies being out and about".

Grisham said the Gold Star families' event is important to Mrs. Trump and has been on her calendar for some time.


Her absence has sparked all kinds of wild speculation, but the first lady has shown no interest in making an appearance just to knock down rumors.

The President also talked about the strong economy during the event, the person inside the room said.


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