I'm glad Melania is in Africa, but her trip won't change anything

I'm glad Melania is in Africa, but her trip won't change anything

I'm glad Melania is in Africa, but her trip won't change anything

Melania Trump has claimed her critics only focus on her wardrobe, rather than what her actions.

Her next destination was Malawi before going to Kenya and finishing her tour in Egypt. Melania Trump's main agenda to Africa is about childhood nutrition and wildlife conservation.

However, social media users have been quick to mock the First Lady - questioning what it is she actually does beyond grabbing headlines with her outfit choices.

Egypt, a key regional ally of the United States, has a US -brokered deal treaty with Israel since 1979.

US First Lady took a asafari tour in Nairobi National Park in Kenya wearing a pith helmet.

"This is a first lady that no matter what she does - it's sort of 'damned if I do, damned it I don't, '" CNN's Kate Bennett, who traveled to Africa with the first lady, told Inside Edition.

The helmet she wore on safari in Kenya also drew criticism for being tone-deaf.

President Donald Trump has not visited Africa since taking office in January 2017.

Ms Trump's visit to Africa is seen by some observers as an effort to mend fences after her husband's reported comment that the continent contained "shithole" countries.

The four-country trip was a coming out of sorts for the first lady in the world stage.

On another American subject, the First Lady praised Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who faces sexual assault allegations, saying she was glad he and his accuser had a chance to be heard, according to Reuters.

And if child well-being is the focus of her trip, then what does it say that her husband's recent policies on migrant children entering the United States have involved forcibly ripping bewildered toddlers from their parents' arms without clear plans on how to reunite them?

We just completed an incredible trip.

Others urged that Trump be given some leeway as she stakes out an unconventional approach to her role. But when asked if she believed Dr. Ford, she said: "I will move on that". Or at least his Twitter account.

"I want to talk about my trip, not what I wear", she said.

When asked if she has ever told him to put his phone down, she answered, "Yes!"

The stylish former model also said she did not always agree with her husband's tweets and gave him her opinion directly, even though he does not always follow her advice.

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