Big problem with Melania Trump photos
- Author: Sonia Alvarado Oct 08, 2018,
Oct 08, 2018, 1:57
USA first lady Melania Trump laid a wreath at a 17th-century slave fortress in Ghana on Wednesday, vowing never to forget where Africans were held before being shipped away into further hardship, most across the Atlantic.
Kenya's first lady Margaret Kenyatta was the soul of hospitality when taking her American counterpart around a elephant orphanage, where a laughing Melania almost lost her footing.
Later in the day, she visited an orphanage.
After leaving the ambassador's residence, Mrs. Trump went to the State House for tea with Gertrude Mutharika, her Malawian counterpart.
Llamas, who is weekend anchor of "World News Tonight" and chief national affairs correspondent, is among the reporters following the first lady on her first solo overseas trip.
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"I also wanted to be sure to personally thank each of you for the work that you do here at the embassy in Malawi", she added.
The first lady was greeted by students with a song, Fox News reported: "We are happy today to see you".
President Donald Trump has pushed time and again to slash US spending on foreign assistance - calling for deep cuts to nutrition programs, education initiatives and HIV/AIDS prevention in developing countries across the world.
Melania's focus on wildlife stands in contrast to efforts by her husband to lift a ban on some elephant trophy imports, which created a public outcry a year ago. The First Lady toured the classrooms, observed an English lesson, and later met with teachers, parents, and local school management. The school is a beneficiary of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) National Reading Program. Another sign reportedly referenced President Trump's notorious remark about "s***hole countries."
"It's really, really touching", she said.
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And Mr Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr, told the Daily Mail this week: "I've got boys, and I've got girls". The Republicans hold a narrow 51-49 advantage in the Senate heading into the November election.