Melania Trump says Kavanaugh is "highly qualified" for the Supreme Court

Geraldine Edwards
October 7, 2018

She visited mothers and their newborns in Ghana and a primary school in Malawi.

The plane carrying the US First Lady departed Jomo Kenyatta International Airport shortly after 8am and was seen off by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta.

She appears to be relishing her time in Africa.

First Lady Melania Trump is now on her maiden solo visit to Africa.

"I think he's highly qualified for the Supreme Court", she told reporters traveling with her in Egypt.

"I'm glad Dr. Ford was heard". Kavanaugh has denied the allegations. "I'm against any kind of abuse".

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Members of Congress had the opportunity to review the FBI's completed report this week, and a final vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation, which is expected to pass, is slated for Saturday afternoon. They alleged that Trump and her husband, President Donald Trump, are out of touch with modern Africa and only know the region through various stereotypes. While the president has notably in the past referred to African nations as part of a collection of "shithole countries", he struck a markedly different tone at the United Nations general assembly in NY last month, before Melania's departure.

Kenya Airports Authority did not give a reason for the closure but it is likely to do with the arrival of US First Lady Melania Trump.

"Nobody discussed that with me, and I never heard him saying those comments, and that was anonymous source and I will leave that at that", she said. "And that was anonymous source and I would leave it at that".

Asked whether she's ever told her husband to put his phone down, she smiled and said yes. And the FLOTUS has riled people with her choice of clothing.

First lady Melania Trump visits the historical site of the Giza Pyramids in Giza, near Cairo, Egypt.

Pauleen Mwalo, from Nairobi, tweeted: "That Pith helmet you have carried was used by colonialists during the dark days".

Britain’s PM Theresa May dances onto stage
Referring to her viral dance moves during her Africa tour, the UK PM awkwardly pumped her arms in the air and made similar moves. But what has undoubtedly gathered the most attention of late is her dance moves.

The jacket also caused debates that provoked the American president to explain that she was sending the message to "Fake News Media" and not the detained kids.

First lady Melania Trump looks out over Nairobi National Park in Nairobi, Kenya.

At the meeting which lasted for almost an hour, Sisi sat in the middle, with Trump on one side and his wife on the other.

At the meeting which lasted for almost one hour, Sisi sat in the middle, with Trump on one side and his wife on the other. No statements were made to the press.

Her meeting with Sisi and his wife, Entissar Amer, did, however, touch on the Egyptian state's "interest in enhancing the role of women in the society", according to the president's office, though without further details. Trump took part in a baby elephant feeding on Friday as she visited a national park in Kenya to highlight conservation efforts.

US first lady Melania Trump meets with Egyptian first lady Entissar Mohameed Amer in Cairo, Egypt, October 6, 2018.

Melania Trump visits former slave outpost in Ghana
He called her "Your Excellency", and said: "We welcome you to Cape Coast and hope your short stay will be a memorable one". But just hours earlier, Mrs Trump was also pictured beaming widely on a well-received trip to the Ghanian capita of Accra.

"Melania Trump went on a safari in Kenya wearing a pith helmet - a symbol of European colonial rule across Africa", another person tweeted. "And that's what I want to share, that we care".

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