Why Are There Restrictions for Melania Trump's Latest Appearance?

Why Are There Restrictions for Melania Trump's Latest Appearance?

On Monday, however, the first lady will appear alongside her husband, President Trump, at an event honoring Gold Star families. Yet four days later, on May 14, the first lady's office released the news that Trump had been admitted to Walter Reed Military Medical Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, for what her spokeswoman described as a medical procedure for a benign kidney condition.

"As of the time we are taping this show right now, the first lady has not been seen in public for 25 days", Colbert said during Monday's night episode of The Late Show.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said that she has never heard Hagin say that, telling CNN that "I've worked very closely with Joe and it's just not how his mind thinks or the way that he operates".

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The Gold Star event on Monday was closed to the press, with no opportunity for media photos or video, a decision made out of respect for the military family members, Trump's communications director Stephanie Grisham told CNN.

It's the second year the Trumps have opened the White House to Gold Star families.

"Could you imagine if he called her the wrong name in bed?" he quipped.

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A spokesperson for Melania Trump told Yahoo's Hunter Walker that the first lady would also be skipping the event.

-North Korea summit from behind the scenes, handles the delicate preparations by keeping details from President Donald Trump out of fear that he will tweet about them, according to a Monday CNN report.

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On Wednesday, Melania confronted the media speculating about her whereabouts tweeting, "I see the media is working overtime speculating where I am & what I'm doing".

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