President Donald Trump sure has a problem with his wife Melania. Twice, the US First Lady had rebuffed her husband as he made a bid to hold her publicly.
She did it in Israel.
She has done it again in Rome, as Trump arrived to begin the third leg of his overseas tour, the first since he was sworn on 20 January.
The People Magazine captured the second Melania rebuff of the most powerful leader on earth and says
“As the pair exited Air Force One in Rome Tuesday before a visit to the Vatican, the first lady can be seen pointedly using her left hand to fix her hair as the president makes an attempt to grab it.
— People Magazine (@people) May 23, 2017
The subtle move happened just one day after she was also seen subtly rebuffing her husband’s attempt at hand-holding as the pair walked away from the presidential plane on the Israeli tarmac.
The state of the Trump’s union has been the subject of scrutiny in recent weeks after the first lady’s verified personal Twitter account liked a tweet about her dramatic change in facial expressions at the inauguration when she smiled, then scowled, after the president glanced in her direction.
The tweet was un-liked after Twitter caught on, and Melania’s communications director, Stephanie Grisham, later told PEOPLE “The First Lady wasn’t aware of any of this until I brought it to her attention. It isn’t her primary account and we have since changed the passwords.”
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