Melania Trump Wears 'I Really Don't Care' Jacket to Border

Tonya Becker
June 21, 2018

However, it was not the First Lady's reported good intention that caught Twitter's attention, but rather her $39 Zara jacket that read, "I really don't care, do u?" a fashion choice that many thought to be inconsiderate.

During her previously unannounced trip to Texas, Trump first went to the Upbring New Hope Children's Center in McAllen, Texas, and spoke with the facility's staff.

Melania thanked law enforcement for their kindness and compassion toward children who have been separated from their families at the southern border.

When asked if the first lady had seen the images of children detained, Melania's spokesman Stephanie Grisham said that she saw them.


Her trip comes the day after President Trump signed an executive order to keep families at the border together.

The delegation, whose members strongly opposed the policy, is calling for the immediate reunification of these families and for Congress to take action to ensure this doesn't happen again.

The first lady said earlier through her spokeswoman that she "hates" to see families separated at the border.

The former model's press secretary Stephanie Grisham said Melania decided to make the last-minute trip to witness the ongoing border crisis firsthand.


Trump acknowledged Wednesday that the mother of his 12-year-old son, Barron, had been prodding him.

Mrs Trump's husband credited her and his daughter Ivanka for persuading him to end the separation of children from parents who had entered the U.S. illegally.

Trump said there was a need to sustain his "zero tolerance" policy to prevent crime.

What is she thinking?

The mayors traveled to the Tornillo Port of Entry, where the Trump administration has erected a temporary tent city to house the influx of unaccompanied immigrant children.

And it was her idea before POTUS signed the executive order, Grisham said, and she had no second thoughts after the order was signed.


Mrs Trump, who often campaigns for the right of children, was a strong force behind her husband's policy U-turn. Her four former living predecessors, seemingly encouraged after Laura Bush authored a scathing opinion piece, followed with sharper commentary of their own condemning the family separations as shameful.

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