Donald Melania Trump: Enlists Wife to Campaign
After a particularly difficult week for Donald Trump in the campaign of US primaries, his wife Melania leapt to his defense Monday night saluting a “great leader” which treats everyone “equally, man or woman.”
Former model of Slovenian origin, always elegant, Melania Trump had until now has only made a few fleeting appearances alongside the Republican candidate.
But Monday night, while Donald Trump is particularly unpopular among women, many find it misogynistic and disrespectful, Melania Trump spoke in one of his rallies in Wisconsin, describing him as someone who “works hard, kind, with a big heart, strong, intelligent. ”
“It is wonderful to be here to be here today with you and with my husband. I am very proud of him,” Melania told the crowd. “He’s kind. He has a great heart. He’s tough. He’s smart. He’s a great negotiator. He’s telling the truth. He’s a great leader. He’s fair.”
The couple then attended political show “Hannity” on Fox News, and Melania Trump repeated the same speech about the great heart of her husband who “would not hurt anyone, man or woman. (…) He respects women it hires at the highest level, and trust them, “she insisted. “He would take care of them.”
Act “more presidential manner”
Melania, who is his third wife, 24 years his junior, also told Hannity that among encouraged to act “more presidential manner,” by avoiding tweets or retweets that “sometimes cause him problems.”
It was last month at the center of one of the less glorious campaign of presidential primary episodes, when a super-PAC (political action committee, which finances campaigns) had emerged on Facebook an old photo of her naked, published in 2000 by the men’s monthly GQ.
The photo, taken in the private jet of Donald Trump which it was then girlfriend, was accompanied by the caption: “We present Melania Trump, your next first lady. Otherwise, you can support Ted Cruz on Tuesday. ”
Trump had accused his Republican rival of being behind the publication, and responded by retweeting a montage combining a nice photo of Melania and an unflattering picture of Heidi Cruz, wife of the ultra-conservative Senator from Texas, with the comment ” pictures are worth a thousand words. ”
“I have thick skin, but I think it is not right to attack families, women and children,” said Melania Trump on Monday night.
It also acknowledged that at first she did not want her husband to join the race to the White House.
“I told him we have a good life,” she said on Fox. It “has changed.”
Born in what was then the former Yugoslavia, a mother in fashion and a father in car sales, she started studying design and architecture, before heading to Milan and paris to continue her modeling career. She arrived in the US in 1996, had met Donald Trump in 1998. They married in January 2005 in Florida. Her Dior dress is estimated at $ 200,000. Among the invited celebrities, Clinton.
Melania speaks at least five languages, including English, Italian, French and German.
His Twitter account – inactive since Donald Trump was nominated – reflects the privileged life of a woman traveling by private jet between their lavish apartment in New York and Florida home, photographed at social gatherings with Donald Trump, to sporting events. He says red carpets, charity. It is always impeccably dressed and sees wearing.