'I really don't care': Melania Trump jacket stuns on migrant visit

Round table talks Melania Trump heard from doctors social workers and law enforcement at the Upbring New Hope Children's Center in McAllen Texas

Round table talks Melania Trump heard from doctors social workers and law enforcement at the Upbring New Hope Children's Center in McAllen Texas

Melania Trump was welcomed by staff at the Upbring New Hope Children's Center as she made an unannounced visit Thursday to the facility that houses 58 unaccompanied migrant children. Despite public outcry over the jacket, she put it back on for her return trip.

In the past, the First Lady has worn designs by Christian Dior, Givenchy and Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, often paired with Christian Louboutin shoes.

According to The New York Times, in a statement to reporters the first lady's director of communications Stephanie Grisham said, "It's a jacket".

"Is it possible that while the President is taking dictation from Fox News", O'Donnell asked, "the First Lady is in another room somewhere watching another news channel and getting ideas of her own?"

The jacket retails for a modest US$39.

When Melania Trump boarded a plane to Texas on Thursday her jacket gave off quite the message.

However, a tweet from President Trump suggested there was a message. "After today's important visit to Texas, I hope the media isn't going to choose to focus on her wardrobe", she said. The administration's "zero-tolerance" policy of criminally prosecuting illegal border-crossers, which has led to the removal of some 2,300 children from their parents since May, remains.

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Merkel is strictly against this change, saying such a unilateral move by Germany could threaten the very unity of Europe. The interior minister, Horst Seehofer, until recently leader of the CSU, wants tighter controls at the German border.

On Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an order ending the separations and keeping families together while in custody.

So how else to interpret the Zara jacket, a style in line with the signature self-protective aesthetic she has developed since entering the White House, except as an indication Trump was thinking about what people might read into the clothes she chose to wear to visit children left with, effectively, nothing? As CNN reported, Melania would be the first Trump family member to visit the border situation since it became a controversial topic. It's more like a dog whistle for Trump's anti-immigrant supporters: "I'm publicly supporting immigrants, but you really know I don't care".

Mrs. Trump, whose focus is on children, may have helped encourage her husband to act.

The First Lady is supposed to serve as the embodiment of strength through her leadership and fortitude in standing beside the leader of the free world. "Nice to meet you". In one classroom, children were being taught about the July Fourth Independence Day holiday. On the wall, was a handpainted American flag signed by the children. Maybe it was meant to tell everyone that she was not part of forming said policy, or not responsible for conveying everyone's outrage about said policy. "A jacket that says, 'Womp, womp?" added Colbert, referring to a comment from Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, who callously mocked an immigrant girl, 10, with Down syndrome who was separated from her mother at the border.

After a tour of facilities, Grimsham said the images of the little ones kept behind a chain-link fence "struck her, as a mother, as a human being".

Conscious fashion choice or not, social media users have reacted with disbelief to the First Lady's wardrobe of choice during this particular trip.

Melania is under fire for the odd statement during a trip to visit a child immigrant detention center.

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