The first lady issues a statement denouncing violence and "false misleading accusations on me."
Americans woke up Friday to news that the president and first lady both had tested positive for the coronavirus. For many, reactions to the news fell along political lines.
"I suspect many senior members of the government are going to have to go into quarantine," says Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of the Brown University School of Public Health.
Melania Trump empathized with those struggling with the coronavirus, while others sidestepped the pandemic's impact on the economy. The program disregarded old lines between official and political.
The flattening effect of political discourse, insipidity of the first lady role and her own remoteness have led us to either forget she has an inner life — or to imagine her as an elegant prisoner.
The state visit may be more formal than Trump's tour of the U.K. last summer, but that didn't stop the president from hurling insults at London Mayor Sadiq Khan.
In her speech, the first lady said children are often "more aware" than adults about the risks and benefits of social media.
Melania Trump's Slovenian-born parents, Amalija and Viktor Knavs, were sworn-in at a private ceremony in Manhattan on Thursday.
The rollout of the first lady's policy initiative was delayed by her illness and hospitalization in May, but the White House says she'll be making more appearances in the weeks to come.
It's the first lady's second visit to a detention center for migrant children in two weeks. She wore white pants and a black top — with no apparent message on the back.