President Trump on Friday shared new details about his wife's health, telling reporters that her medical procedure last month lasted almost four hours and that she is under doctors' orders not to fly. "She had a big operation that was close to a 4-hour operation and she's doing great".
President Donald Trump's recent Twitter spree will likely make the return of first lady Melania Trump to public life "awkward", according to a report by Deadline. Her office has declined to release additional details.
The US First Lady traveled along with her husband to a hurricane briefing after recovering from surgery, putting an end to a storm of speculation and conspiracy theories over her disappearance in the mass media and social media, as well as triggering a new avalanche of jokes. The president tweeted on Wednesday that Mrs. Trump was spotted by reporters in the West Wing heading to meetings, but those reporters failed to report the sighting because it would not fit a narrative she was "living in a different part of the world" or "was really ill".
Mr Trump earlier said the 48-year-old Slovenia-born former model was "doing really well!".
"First lady's great", Trump said. "She can not travel internationally yet, and is doing great", Grisham said.
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Speaking to reporters from the South Lawn of the White House before taking off for the G7 Friday morning, President Trump explained why his wife won't be joining him.
"We don't know if it was a complication of the original procedure - whether they had to actually go in for a surgical procedure - but it does seem to be more serious than originally told to us".
"The statement I put out on May 14 was correct", Ms. Grisham wrote in an email on Friday. The evening before she appeared at another White House event with her husband to honor Gold Star families. During her recovery from surgery, they reported everything from near death, to a facelift, to left the W.H.
"I'm amazed Mrs. Trump has been able to do it", she told AFP. She remained in the hospital for several days and stayed out of the public eye for another three weeks. "And she's doing great".