First Lady: Under fire after wearing 'colonial' pith helmet in Kenya

First Lady: Under fire after wearing 'colonial' pith helmet in Kenya

First Lady: Under fire after wearing 'colonial' pith helmet in Kenya

Throughout her trip, Mrs Trump has seemed genuinely friendly to journalists, apparently waving at them while boarding a U.S. government aircraft, reports saying her demeanour seemed happier, even speaking the media about her thoughts on the Kavanaugh Supreme Court decision.

When the topic of POTUS's itchy Twitter fingers came up, she said, "I don't always agree [with] what he tweets and I tell him that".

"Sometimes he listens and sometimes he doesn't", Melania continued. The style was frequently worn by European travelers and explorers visiting areas such as Africa, Southeast Asia, and the tropics in the late 19th Century, and by military personnel from countries such as Britain, France, Spain, and Italy while commanding colonial armies.

During the short trip, Melania visited Egypt, Kenya, Malawi and Ghana, on a goodwill mission.

She demonstrated her independence from her husband in ways large and small - like talking up US foreign aid that he's tried to slash and ignoring the Fox-only edict that the president imposes on TV screens when he's aboard Air Force One.

It was the second time in as many days that the first lady promoted policies out of step with her husband's.

"I give my honest opinion and honest advice".

Melania Trump, 48, has just touched back down on United States soil after a week-long tour around Africa.

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The First Lady was photographed wearing a white pith helmet while on a safari in Nairobi National Park in Kenya.

"I want to thank President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi and First Lady Entissar Amer for hosting me in Egypt", said First Lady Melania Trump.

"Her husband has been the biggest disgrace to any achievements of the women's movement, so they might need to turn their attention there first", said Rabab El Mahdi, a professor of political science at the American University of Cairo, when asked for her reaction to Trump's visit and her agenda.

She wore slacks and a tie as she stepped off the plane in Cairo, where she proceeded to the presidential palace, an ornate cream stone building with arabesque designs.

Kavanaugh was accused by Ford in September of committing sexual and physical assault while they were both at a party in high school.

The US first lady's tour in Africa has been part of her BE BEST initiative, which focuses on improving the lives of children.

She will visit Egypt as her last stop.

First lady Melania Trump looks out over Nairobi National Park in Nairobi, Kenya. "It is a lovely thing to see". Or the time she wore that quote-emblazoned Zara jacket that read "I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U?".

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