Melania Trump's 'don't care' jacket in spotlight after visiting migrant children

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Following the President's signing of an Executive Order, which he claims will stop the separation of immigrant families at our southern border, First Lady Melania Trump made a surprise visit to a shelter in McAllen, Texas, where many unaccompanied immigrant children were being held.

Donald Trump, 72, was not happy about Melania Trump, 48, wearing her now infamous jacket with the words, "I don't really care, do u" written on the back during her departure from visiting migrant children in Texas and it turns out that may have just been the reaction she was looking for.

However, after leaving Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, on her way back home to the White House, FLOTUS was spotted wearing the $39 Zara trench coat that sent social media ablaze with its callous message.

All the media could talk about, however, was Melania's jacket, a $40 olive green raincoat from Zara that had the unusual message written on the back.

"I think seeing what the first lady wore on her visit today totally appalled and shocked me and was just beyond tone deaf", Teodoro told HuffPost.

But a spokesperson for Melania denied any "hidden message".

It was unclear how numerous roughly 500 children were still being detained with their families.

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The first lady's unannounced visit came a day after the president - in a stunning about-face - moved to end the practice of splitting migrant families, which had prompted outrage at home and overseas.

She had changed jackets by the time she got off the plane in Texas and then toured a facility holding migrant kids separated from their parents.

During a cabinet meeting on Thursday, Trump instructed government agencies "to work together to keep illegal immigrant families together during the immigration process and to reunite these previously separated groups".

Thursday's visit was one of two that the president's wife made to the Texas facilities where some of the more than 2,300 migrant children are being housed after their families entered the USA illegally. She says half are boys and half are girls, and they range in age from age 5 to 12.

In an interview in April, the first lady's chief of staff, Lindsay Reynolds, said Mrs Trump determined that she didn't need to fill that role. "Melania has learned how dishonest they are, and she truly no longer cares!".

It's possible that Melania, whose focus is on children, may have helped encourage her husband to act.

She has shown that she won't bow to public pressure or expectations about how she should comport herself as first lady.