First Lady Melania Trump criticised for 'colonial' hat choice in Kenya

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"I think he's highly qualified for the Supreme Court", she told reporters traveling with her in Egypt.

And with Washington imploding over a battle to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, the president's nominee for the Supreme Court, Melania Trump seemed free of the usual scrutiny that nips at her stilettos in Washington.

Melania Trump was criticized after she was spotted wearing a white pith helmet during her trip to Africa. "This is a first lady who's very, very careful about what she wears and what messages she does send, from her clothes to her facial expressions to. how she looks and acts", Bennett told NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.

Make no mistake, everything the First Lady wears is calculated, from a simple dress to a "I really don't care, do u?".

US First Lady Melania Trump arrived in Egypt from Kenya on Saturday as part of her first solo worldwide trip, which has also taken her to Ghana and Malawi.

Her visit to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an elephant orphanage in Nairobi, came on the fourth day of a week-long visit to Africa.

The U.S. first lady spoke briefly with reporters today as she was wrapping up a four-country tour of Africa with a visit to the pyramids and the Great Sphinx in Egypt. During a safari in Kenya, Trump donned a crisp white shirt, khaki trousers and high-boots and paired her outfit with a white pith helmet which many claimed is "evocative of colonialists", something that did not go down well on social media.

Melania Trump meets with Egyptian President Aabdah Fatal Al-Sisi and the first lady, during her final stop in her visit to Africa.

Asked if she believed Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault, Trump responded "I will move on that".

The first lady described her tour, which took her to Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt, as "amazing" and said she hoped people would talk more about her visit and less about her fashion choices.

The US First Lady landed in Kenya on Thursday night and was received by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi County.

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