Melania Trump, Jill Biden and the battle over the Rose Garden

WASHINGTON — Things are getting thorny in the White House Rose Garden.
Just months after then-first lady Melania Trump unveiled her controversial redesign of the beloved space directly outside the Oval Office, some are calling for her successor, Jill Biden, to undo those changes and return the Rose Garden to the celebrated vision realized by the Kennedy administration in 1961.
A petition charging that Melania Trump turned the Rose Garden into “a boring tribute to herself” has 75,000 […]
Melania Trump, Jill Biden and the battle over the Rose Garden

First Ladies Who Were Stepmothers in the White House

In the past few years, we’ve seen some fairly unconventional families in the White House. The past two First Ladies are both stepmothers! But Melania Trump, in fact, was not the first stepmom in that role. So in honor of Mother’s Day, let’s look back at the history of presidential stepfamilies.
Julia Tyler was the second wife of John Tyler, the tenth president of the United States. (Tyler ascended to the office after William Henry Harrison died of pneumonia 32 days into his […]
First Ladies Who Were Stepmothers in the White House

A ‘happy and relaxed’ Melania Trump is enjoying life after leaving the White House, report says

Melania Trump has stayed out of politics and the limelight since leaving the White House.
The former first lady sometimes enjoys spa treatments twice a day at Mar-a-Lago, CNN reports.
Sources close to the family say Melania appears "happy and relaxed."
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Unlike her husband, Melania Trump has stayed out of politics since she left the White House in January.
The former first lady has not made any public appearances, and is even laying low […]
A ‘happy and relaxed’ Melania Trump is enjoying life after leaving the White House, report says

Melania Trump Redesigned Jackie Kennedys's Rose Garden; Americans Want It Back

Melania Trump never cared for tradition. From the joylessly wacky Christmas decor to an occasionally obvious ire for her husband, Melania Trump was always an unconventional First Lady. In personal style, that was a statement. But for many Americans, Melania’s makeover of the White House Rose Garden was simply too out of touch. Now, under the tenure of First Lady Jill Biden, a petition has formed to restore the Rose Garden — created by Jacqueline Kennedy — to its former glory. […]
Melania Trump Redesigned Jackie Kennedys's Rose Garden; Americans Want It Back