Photo showing Melania Trump in 'don't care' jacket is real

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United States first lady Melania Trump walks to her motorcade wearing a Zara design jacket with the phrase "I Really Don't Care".

US President Donald Trump railed at critics who commented on a military-style jacket US First Lady Melania Trump wore on her way to visit immigrant children in McAllen, Texas, on Thursday.

Mrs Trump first visited Upbring New Hope Children's Shelter, part of Lutheran Social Services - a facility that now houses about 60 children aged from five to 17, from Guatemala.

However, Melania's followers were keen to call her out on the absence of the jacket.

Melania Trump's jacket has inspired a now-viral illustration.

One common reaction to the jacket was bafflement: What was she thinking?

Melania Trump later visited the Upbring New Hope Children's Center, where she spoke with children and staff.

The visit came the morning after President Donald Trump signed an executive order halting the practice of separating families that entered the US illegally.

In a dramatic reversal of his previous stance, Mr Trump signed an executive order to keep families together at the border.

"That she doesn't care about the kids and the immigrant families!" When an employee at the shelter told her the average length of stay is approximately 42 to 45 days, her response was, "That's great".

Even if it wasn't on goal, wearing a jacket that literally says "I don't care" while visiting children is just bad optics.

"Soooo what if we made our own version of Melania's jacket and donated all the proceeds to @raicestexas, WHO'S IN?"

After assuring the audience that his show had repeatedly verified the image "because we thought this has to be fake", Colbert showed pictures of Melania, en route to the detention centers, wearing a jacket that read, "I really don't care, do u?" "Melania has learned how dishonest they are, and she truly no longer cares!" he tweeted. When asked by ABC News why she wore the jacket and whether she was trying to send a message, the first lady's spokeswoman replied: "It's just a jacket". There was no hidden message.

Post her visit to Texas immigration centre, Melania tweeted, "Today's visit to #Texas to spend time with children & thank the many hardworking individuals helping to care for them was very meaningful".

Shop the "I Really Care, Don't U?" line here. Trump took it off before she stepped off the plane in Texas.

Another trip that deserves attention.

During the height of this humanitarian crisis, Azar took off work to attend his Dartmouth University class reunion. "We stand proudly with immigrants and support their rights and RAICES does awesome things for these families". So are the administrations Zero Tolerance for competence and basic humanity policies.

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