Ronald Reagan complained about the “bum rap” Nancy Reagan got for buying White House china. George H.W. Bush defended Barbara Bush after female students objected to her as their commencement speaker because she dropped out of college to marry him.
There’s a long tradition of presidents defending their first ladies, and it’s now President Donald Trump’s turn.
Trump pushed back recently after Vanity Fair magazine, citing an anonymous source, reported that Melania Trump didn’t want to become first lady “come hell or high water” and that she didn’t think it would happen. Trump also took offense at the magazine’s assertion that he also never thought he’d be elected.
Not known to back away when he feels that he or a loved one has been slighted, the president rose to his wife’s defense hours after she pulled off one of the