Latest Melania Trump News

First lady Melania Trump speaks at the Women of Distinction Luncheon hosted by Palm Beach Atlantic University, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Palm Beach, Fla. The university presented Trump with its “Women of Distinction” award. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

First lady Melania Trump honored by Christian college

Feb. 19, 2020 1:09 PM EST

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — First lady Melania Trump touted her “Be Best” program and the Trump administration's battle against the opioid crisis as she accept an award Wednesday from a Florida Christian college. The first lady told the 550 attendees at Palm Beach Atlantic University's...

Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, poses for a photograph in her office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, on the White House campus, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Darlene Superville)

Karen Pence adds campaigning for Trump to busy to-do list

Feb. 18, 2020 12:19 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Karen Pence has no shortage of projects. The wife of Vice President Mike Pence promotes the healing power of art therapy and help for military spouses. She's into honeybees and supports sister cities. She's a watercolorist who designs the family's annual Christmas card and teaches art at...

A downpour, as viewed from the press box, forces a postponement of the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Rain postpones Daytona 500, dampening event, Trump's visit

Feb. 17, 2020 6:35 AM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Daytona 500 has been postponed by rain for the first time since 2012, dampening NASCAR's season opener that started with a ballyhooed visit from President Donald Trump. The race was postponed after two lengthy delays totaling more than three hours. The race will now begin at...

Ricky Stenhouse Jr., right, goes through a security checkpoint before the drivers meeting for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Extra security measures were taken at the speedway because of the visit of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)

Trump fans wait in long lines to see president, Daytona 500

Feb. 16, 2020 7:31 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was wearing his firesuit and had just finished signing autographs for fans stuck in long lines to enter Daytona International Speedway when he was stopped by Secret Service. Not even the Daytona 500 pole-sitter was immune from the security checkpoint, so...

FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020 file photo, The White House is seen in Washington. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will host the administration's third state dinner in April for King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain, the White House announced Tuesday. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Trump, first lady to host state dinner in April for Spain

Feb. 11, 2020 3:31 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will host the administration's third state dinner in April, for King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain, the White House announced Tuesday. The fancy, black-tie dinner — a diplomatic tool often reserved for America's staunchest...

Trump, first lady will travel to India in late February

Feb. 10, 2020 5:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will visit India on February 24-25 and travel to New Delhi and Ahmedabad, the White House said Monday. The latter city is the largest in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat and played an important role in Mahatma...

First lady Melania Trump sits down at her table after speaking during the Governors' Spouses' luncheon in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Melania Trump asks governors' spouses to tackle cyberassault

Feb. 10, 2020 3:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump on Monday cited the influence of “Achy Breaky Heart” singer Billy Ray Cyrus as she asked spouses of the nation's governors to address cyberassault in their states. “I know the many issues associated with online safety will be hard to stop, but there is a...

President Donald Trump holds hands with first lady Melania Trump as they take their seats after he spoke at the Governors' Ball, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Trump hosts governors, claims credit for their performance

Feb. 9, 2020 8:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed some of the credit Sunday as he congratulated America's governors for what he said is the “tremendous” yet sometimes difficult job they're doing leading their states. “Most of the states, almost everyone has set a record,” Trump...

President Donald Trump smiles as he speaks at the 68th annual National Prayer Breakfast, at the Washington Hilton, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Campaigner or commander in chief? No difference for Trump

Feb. 6, 2020 11:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dispatching Cabinet secretaries across the country to woo Iowa voters. Using private cash to finance an official made-for-TV moment. Delivering a State of the Union address that doubled as a campaign kickoff speech. Holding an impeachment acquittal victory rally in the White House East...

Kelli and Gage Hake of Stillwater, Okla., cry as they are recognized by President Donald Trump during his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. She is the widow of Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Hake, who was killed while serving his second tour of duty in Iraq. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Guests help Trump highlight State of the Union themes

Feb. 4, 2020 11:56 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A mother who lost her Army husband to a roadside bomb in Iraq. A man whose brother was killed by someone the White House contends should have been deported rather than released from jail. A 2-year-old girl born at 21 weeks. The three individuals are some of the “real people”...