Melania Trump made it clear Monday that she may be President Donald Trumps third wife but is the only “first lady.”
Her response was swift and certain Monday after Ivana Trump, the presidents first wife, laid claim to the title, perhaps playfully.
While promoting her new book, “Raising Trump,” Ivana Trump, who was married to the president from 1977 to 1992, has sought to take credit for what she sees as the presidents strengths, including his Twitter habit. Appearing Monday on ABCs “Good Morning America,” she said she has a “direct number” to her ex-husband and speaks to him about once every two weeks.
“I dont want to call him there because Melania is there and I dont want to cause any kind of jealousy or something like that because Im basically first Trump wife. Im first lady, OK?” said Ivana, the mother of three Trump children: Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric.
Melania Trumps White House team hit back. “There is clearly no substance to this statement from an ex, this is unfortunately only attention-seeking and self-serving noise,” spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said in a statement, hinting at sensitive relations among women whove been married to the president.
“Mrs. Trump has made the White House a home for Barron and the president,” Grisham added. “She loves living in Washington, D.C., and is honored by her role as first lady of the United States. She plans to use her title and role to help children, not sell books.”
The first lady has in recent weeks stepped up her efforts to build a policy platform, hosting children at the White House kitchen garden and attending meetings arranged by the presidents opioid commission. She is scheduled to travel Tuesday to West Virginia to visit Lilys Place, a non-profit center that provides care for infants born with prenatal exposure to opioids or other drugs.
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