US President Donald Trump walks with First Lady Melania Trump on the South Lawn upon their return to the White House in Washington, DC, on March 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) U.S. first lady Melania Trump hosts a roundtable discussion on cyber safety and technology with industry experts in the State Dining Room at the White House March 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. In the first major policy push in her effort to combat cyberbullying, the first lady talked with tech giants including Amazon, Facebook, Google, Twitter and Snap about how they are combating online harassment and promoting Internet safety. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Mark Wilson/Getty Images U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at the White House March 19, 2018 in Washington, DC. The Trumps traveled to New Hampshire where the president delivered remarks about the ongoing opioid crisis at Manchester Community … [Read more...] about Melania Trump sticks to her guns amid the ’24/7 tornado’ of husband’s scandals
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Last Updated Oct 17, 2016 11:16 PM EDT Melania Trump, wife of Republican nominee Donald Trump, said in an interview airing in full Tuesday that she and her husband are “moving on” from the 2005 tape in which he made lewd comments about his attempts to pick up women. “Those words, they were offensive to me and they were inappropriate,” Melania Trump told Fox News’ Ainsley Earhardt. “And he apologized to me. And I expect -- I accept his apology. And we are moving on.”Melania Trump said the Donald Trump that made the comments in the “Access Hollywood” tape are not the words of the Donald Trump she knows. In the tape, Trump said famous men “can do anything” they like to women including to “grab them by the p****.” Trump has since defended his comments as “locker room banter.”“I -- this is not the man that I know.” she said. “This is -- we could see, as I always said, as my husband … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Melania Trump: My husband and I are “moving on” from 2005 tape
In her first speech since the Republican convention, Melania Trump campaigned for her husband in the Philadelphia suburbs Thursday afternoon, outlining in the clearest terms yet what she’d do as first lady and calling for “respect” and “kindness” in American politics. “We must win on November 8 and we must come together as Americans,” she told a crowd in Berwyn, Pa., a town in suburban Philadelphia. “We must treat each other with respect and kindness, even when we disagree.” Five Days to go: The presidential race tightens - CBS/NYT poll Clinton paints a grim picture of life under a Trump presidency Trump was introduced by Karen Pence, wife of vice presidential candidate Mike Pence, who referred to her as “America’s next great first lady.” “I know that America will fall in love with her just as much as she loves the American people,” Pence added. The countless “Women for Trump” … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo In Pennsylvania speech, Melania Trump calls for “respect” and “kindness” in politics
How hard was it for the first lady to obtain a visa reserved for immigrants of "extraordinary ability"? On Thursday, The Washington Post explored the subject in some detail, and questioned whether Melania Trump, then Melania Knauss, was really qualified for a visa through the EB-1 program. The visas, according to the Post, were "designed for renowned academic researchers, multinational business executives or those in other fields, such as Olympic athletes and Oscar-winning actors, who demonstrated 'sustained national and international acclaim.'" "We called it the Einstein visa," former Rep. Bruce Morrisson, who helped write the bill that created the EB-1 program in 1990, told the Post. However, according to a lawyer who specializes in obtaining EB-1 and EB-2 visas for her clients, the visas don't just go to the Albert Einsteins of the world. In fact, they're "not that difficult" to obtain, immigration lawyer Merrill R. Cohen told CBS News, adding, "the EB-1 green card is not … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Did Melania Trump really qualify for her “Einstein visa”?
Postcards For Melania Trump's Slovenian Hometown, First Lady's Fame Is Good For Business Listen · 3:54 3:54 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/531573484/531629246" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Enlarge this image The first lady, born Melanija Knavs, is from the town of Sevnica in central Slovenia. Before 2016, it was known for its underwear factory, salami festival and sport fishing. "Melania put us on the world map," says Mayor Srecko Ocvirk, who has helped lead a Melania-themed campaign to attract more tourists here. Joanna Kakissis for NPR hide caption toggle caption Joanna Kakissis for NPR The first lady, born Melanija Knavs, is from the town of Sevnica in central Slovenia. Before 2016, it was known for its underwear factory, salami festival and sport … [Read more...] about For Melania Trump’s Slovenian Hometown, First Lady’s Fame Is Good For Business