First Lady Spox: Don’t Read Too Much Into Her ‘I Really Don’t Care’ Jacket

US First Lady Melania Trump boards a flight at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on June 12, 2018. - Trump was heading to Texas to visit shelters for migrant children separated from their parenets. (Photo by Mandel ... US First Lady Melania Trump boards a flight at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on June 12, 2018. - Trump was heading to Texas to visit shelters for migrant children separated from their parenets. (Photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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June 21, 2018 3:15 pm
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First lady Melania Trump on Thursday visited unaccompanied migrant children in a shelter in McAllen, Texas, a sign of goodwill and compassion even as her husband refuses to address the thousands of families already separated as a result of his “zero tolerance” prosecution policy.

Yet, the jacket Melania Trump wore on her way to McAllen quickly caused a stir. 

Bitch Media identified the coat the first lady was wearing as she climbed the stairs to her plane: “I Really Don’t Care, Do U?” it reads.

Reached for comment Thursday, Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for the first lady, told TPM: “It’s a jacket. There was no hidden message. After today’s important visit to Texas, I hope the media isn’t going to choose to focus on her wardrobe.”

“(Much like her high heels last year)” Grisham added.

Asked if the message on the coat was insensitive, Grisham replied, “Thank you for your opinion.”

The President weighed in later on Thursday:

So did Grisham, again:

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