Melania Trump made her first public appearance in 25 days at a White House event, but that hasn't stopped the speculation about what might have caused her disappearance. -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. "Thank you to the Gold Star families that joined us in celebration & remembrance", she wrote.
Despite the operation's routine nature, Melania remained there for five days, returning to the White House on May 19. The Hill confirmed with a spokesperson that the first lady was planning on appearing.
As CNN reported Monday, the president made the retort in response to a reporter asking about the first lady's nearly month-long disappearing act.
Her prolonged absence set off a flurry of controversy in the media.
"Good to see her doing so well", said Ms Greene, whose father was killed in Iraq in 2004.
Melania Trump is back - but hardly anyone saw her.
Zeleny said Trump laughed at the speculation on the first lady, who was sitting in the front row at the event, saying "Did she leave him?"More news: China: Trade deals in jeopardy if USA tariffs are implemented
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"Tonight POTUS & I were honored to pay tribute to our fallen heroes".
She is known for her privacy and White House independence, often breaking with her husband's schedule.
Now, Trump and his lawyers are arguing that the president can't, by definition, obstruct justice, and if he could, he can't be charged with any crime, and even if he were, he has absolute power to pardon himself - "essentially, that the president is above the law", Noah said.
Others offered she may be healing after some secret plastic surgery.
Before the reception, amid ongoing memes and questions about her boss, Ms Grisham said the "nonsense" was fuelled by the media.
Last weekend she stayed behind in Washington as Mr Trump and many of his immediate family went to Camp David.
The first lady has not been seen in public for more than 20 days, and all sorts of unusual events and conspiracy theories have sprung up in the wake of her "vanishing".