The First Lady, Melania Trump, once again rose to the limelight as she entered the chamber Tuesday night for the State of the Union address by the president. Those gathered in the Capitol gave Melania a standing ovation as the First Lady arrived wearing a black military-style suit with gold buttons and black leather gloves.
Melania removed one glove to shake hands with guests in her box overlooking the House chamber. She wore a $2,390 black Burberry outfit that was in sharp contrast to the white that women Democratic lawmakers wore to celebrate the suffragettes.
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The first lady was perched in a private box overlooking the House floor as she watched President Donald Trump give his annual State of the Union address.
This was her first official public appearance since she joined her husband on his visit to U.S. troops in Iraq on Christmas Day.
The First Lady was joined by the children of a couple allegedly murdered by an illegal immigrant, a child bullied because he has the last name “Trump,” and a recovering opioid addict.
Melania Trump sat next to 10-year-old Grace Eline. She is a cancer survivor, who was bright-eyed through the long night.
The White House on Monday posted a list of those invited by the President to sit in the gallery during the speech at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday.
They include the daughter, granddaughter, and great-granddaughter of Gerald and Sharon David, the Reno, Nevada couple whom authorities allege were killed by an undocumented immigrant who broke into their home last month.