Offbeat: Melania Trump doesn’t trust some in the White House, considers herself one of the world’s most bullied people - PressFrom - US

Offbeat Melania Trump doesn’t trust some in the White House, considers herself one of the world’s most bullied people

15:52  11 october  2018
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First lady Melania Trump said in an interview broadcast Thursday that there have been people in her husband’s White House whom she doesn’t trust, including some who still work there, and that she considers herself one of the most bullied people in the world.

During the interview with ABC News, conducted during her recent solo trip to Africa, Trump was asked by interviewer Tom Llamas whether the president has had people working for him she didn’t trust.

“Yes,” she replied, adding that she has let her husband know.

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“Some people, they don’t work there anymore,” Trump said.

Asked whether there are still people in the administration she can’t trust, Trump said yes.

“It’s harder to govern,” the first lady said. “You always need to watch your back.”

Her comments come in the wake of an anonymous op-ed in the New York Times last month claiming that there is a “resistance” within the Trump administration. The Times said the piece was written by a senior administration official, whose identity still has not become public.

During the interview, Llamas also asked Trump whether she has the most control over her husband’s decisions of those in the White House.

“Oh, I wish,” she said, laughing.

“I give him my honest advice and honest opinions, and then he does what he wants to do,” Trump said.

During the interview, Trump also discussed her child-welfare initiative, Be Best, which includes a focus on combating cyberbullying.

“I could say I’m the most bullied person on the world,” the first lady said.

Pressed on that assertion, she added: “One of them, if you really see what people are saying about me.”

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