WASHINGTON (CBS) — More than 50,000 people have signed an online petition urging the White House to make changes to the Rose Garden following former First Lady Melania Trump’s renovations last year. The Change.org petition calls on First Lady Jill Biden and Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff to “restore Jackie Kennedy’s Rose Garden.” According to the White House Historical Association , former President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy wanted to renew the Rose Garden into something more “useful and attractive” after being inspired by the gardens they saw in Europe. Trump unveiled her changes in the summer of 2020, and said they were done in the spirit of the 1962 design. She added boxwoods in a diamond-like shape and removed and replanted several crabapple trees elsewhere on the White House grounds. Excited to honor history & celebrate the future in our beautiful @WhiteHouse Rose Garden this evening. Thank you to all who helped renew this iconic & … [Read more...] about Petition Urges Jill Biden To ‘Restore Jackie Kennedy’s Rose Garden’ After Melania Trump’s Renovations
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Melania Trump reportedly put a stop to a plan by Ivanka Trump to rename the “first lady’s office” to the “first family’s office.” In the early days of Trump’s presidency, “staff positions and budgets that would have been available to support the first lady’s office” were “diverted to support those in the West Wing, including Ivanka,” after Melania didn’t immediately move into the White House and remained in New York City with son, Barron Trump, per Mary Jordan’s upcoming book titled, “ The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump .” The comments about the new book, from the Washington Post reporter, were noted by People magazine in a piece published Sunday. (RELATED: Melania Trump Feeds Baby Elephants In Kenya, Ivory Burn Sites) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ivanka Trump (@ivankatrump) on Jun 7, 2020 at 11:05am PDT The book goes on to claim that the first daughter … [Read more...] about Melania Reportedly Stopped Ivanka’s Plan To Rename ‘First Lady’s Office’ to ‘First Family Office’
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Michael Cohen's attorney, Lanny Davis, argued Tuesday that his client's guilty plea and subsequent testimony that he violated campaign finance laws "at the direction of a candidate for federal office" showed President Trump Donald Trump Caitlyn Jenner on Hannity touts Trump: 'He was a disruptor' Ivanka Trump doubles down on vaccine push with post celebrating second shot Conservative Club for Growth PAC comes out against Stefanik to replace Cheney MORE committed a crime. "Michael Cohen took this step today so that his family can move on to the next chapter. This is Michael fulfilling his promise made on July 2nd to put his family and country first and tell the truth about Donald Trump," Davis said in a statement. "Today he stood up and testified under oath that Donald Trump directed him to commit a crime by making payments to two women for the principal purpose of influencing an election," he continued. "If those payments were a crime for Michael Cohen, then … [Read more...] about Cohen’s lawyer on guilty plea: If Cohen committed a crime, didn’t Trump too?
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