She will be following in the footsteps of her predecessor Michelle Obama, who participated in the opening ceremony of the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando. More than 17 countries are sending participants, for a total of over 550 athletes. While plenty complimented the first lady on her style choice, many cracked jokes about the item's size and color. Mrs. Trump's decision to follow in the footsteps of these women signals her deep reverence for the U.S. and the men and women who serve in its armed forces.
Other members of the American delegation to the Invictus Games are Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, professional golfer Nancy Lopez and entertainer Wayne Newton. Saturday will be the first time she crosses the border alone.
New York (CNN)First lady Melania Trump assumed the spotlight in New York Wednesday, hosting a luncheon at the US Mission to the United Nations, where she delivered a speech focused on a variety of issues facing children across the globe and hinted at her forthcoming platform.
Trump hosted children from the Boys and Girls Club of America on the South Lawn to promote healthy eating, a cause championed by Michelle Obama - who actually planted the White House garden, and frequently invited young people to help plant and harvest.
Dressed down in jeans, a plaid shirt and red gardening gloves, she harvested and planted fresh produce alongside a dozen 11-year-old and 12-year-old children.
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump defended his wife and First Lady Melania Trump after she faced criticism for wearing sky-high stilettos while en route to the hurricane Harvey-hit Texas state last month, the media reported.
Melania Trump's dress made headlines.
Even liberals had good things to say about Melania.