Melania Trump’s white hat in Africa lands her in ‘colonial’ controversy

The first Lady snaps a selfie while being guided around the park

First Lady Melania Trump ended Saturday in Egypt africa tour marked by a photo session with baby elephants or of the pupils, away from the hustle and bustle policy that has roiled Washington.

"Melania told me all about her trip in great detail and I'm so proud of the job she's doing on behalf of children everywhere, "Trump said".

Yes, the same woman who wore an "I don't really care, do you?" jacket genuinely thinks she's the one who's being mistreated as opposed to the millions of Americans whose livelihoods are consistently threatened by her husband, Donald Trump. According to Associated Press, she also said, "I wish people would focus on what I do, not what I wear", after a hat she wore drew ire and comparisons to British colonialism of Kenya. "Sometimes he listens and sometimes he doesn't".

Meanwhile, back at CNN, they were recollecting the good old days when former first lady Michelle Obama wore bright, colorful outfits on her trips to the continent - not pith hemets. The helmet is often perceived as a symbol of European colonial rule.

"Nobody discussed that with me", she said of her hosts in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi and Egypt last week.

The first lady of the United States continues to amaze the public of the tight program of the tour in Africa.

Trump's outfits have also struck a chord with voters, who have mostly praised her colorful choices.

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However, she has been criticized for wearing a colonial hat during her tour in Nairobi National park.

Aljazeera: "My own view is that the US first lady's decision to wear a pith helmet was appropriate and should be taken seriously".

Before hitting the pyramids, she met with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and his wife, Entissar Mohameed Amer.

Dressed in riding pants, boots and a white safari hat, she took photos and peered through binoculars for a closer look at zebras, giraffes, impalas, rhinos and hippos.

"Meeting those children and understanding their different way of life is why I wanted to travel here", she said after the school visit.

Her trip has included promoting the work of the US Agency for International Development, a department which has seen its funding cut twice by Donald Trump.

Melania Trump's style has been highly criticized ever since she became First Lady. "I feel I've seen that look somewhere before", another tweeted.

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