Melania Trump talks opioid crisis, social media at town hall

Oscar Cross
November 30, 2018

First lady Melania Trump gave Fox News an exclusive inside look at the striking red-themed White House Christmas décor that she says represents the "bravery, heart, and patriotism" of the country.

Melania is no stranger to backlash over her taste in holiday decor.

The First Lady hasn't always been able to rise above the fray.

Mrs. Trump shared the stage with CRTV host Eric Bolling, whose own son, Chase, tragically died of an accidental opioid overdose.

Watch Ainsley Earhardt's full interview with the first lady on 'Fox & Friends'. "In real life they look even more attractive and you are all very welcome to visit the White House, the people's house".

"I teach him what is right, what is wrong", Trump said.

Yesterday evening, Melania was already back in Washington DC. with Donald for the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony held by the National Park Service near the White House. In real life, they look even more attractive.

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She added: "I will always tell him that drugs - they could be very unsafe and they could mess up your mind and body, and to love yourself more than you love drugs".

She also weighed in on those red berry Christmas trees unveiled at the White House earlier this week, which have sparked comparisons to blood.

Almost 48,000 people in the U.S. died as a result of overdoses involving opioids past year.

Addressing the opioid epidemic is a pillar of the first lady's Be Best youth initiative.

"We must commit to remove the stigma of shame that comes with addiction".

Helping children "avoid negative social media interaction" is one of the core goals of the "Be Best" initiative, along with combating the opioid crisis, the subject of the town hall. "About a pound of fentanyl can cause 150,000 deaths".


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