Donald Trump didn’t get Melania a birthday present, and we’re weirdly offended

Today, Thursday, April 26th, marks Melania Trump’s 48th birthday. With all of the other extravagant things the Trump family does, one would assume that Melania’s  birthday would be quite the celebration. However, it doesn’t look like that’s the case — at least not this year.  Donald Trump admitted that he didn’t get Melania a present while calling into Fox and Friends this morning,and we’re weirdly offended on her behalf.

When the hosts asked him about the first lady’s special day, Trump faltered a moment before saying, “I better not get into that because I may get into trouble. Maybe I didn’t get her so much. I got her a beautiful card. I’m very busy to be running out looking for presents. I got her a beautiful card and some beautiful flowers.” He then added, “And she did a fantastic job with France” (referring to the fact that the couple recently met with French president Emmanuel Macron during his U.S. visit this past week).

We know being president is one of the most demanding jobs on the planet, but still…nothing? Not even a spa day? Or a Red Lobster gift card?

And, as expected, Twitter users already have a LOT to say about the lack of gift.



Present from the POTUS or not, we sincerely hope Melania has an enjoyable birthday. Because being first lady is a tough job — no matter who you are — and everyone deserves to enjoy their birthday.

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