Melania Trump says Kavanaugh is "highly qualified" for the Supreme Court

Melania Trump says Kavanaugh is

Melania Trump says Kavanaugh is "highly qualified" for the Supreme Court

She began her four-country tour of Africa on October 1 where she visited Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt.

On Thursday, her husband tweeted: "Our country´s great First Lady, Melania, is doing really well in Africa. But I have my own voice and my opinions and it's very important for me that I express what I feel".

'I am honored to meet the honorable lady, the wife of the American president, in Cairo tomorrow, and to wish her a successful and happy stay in her second country, Egypt, ' she wrote in Arabic. Trump took part in a baby elephant feeding on Friday as she visited a national park in Kenya to highlight conservation efforts.

The First Lady held a one-hour meeting with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his wife at the palace, the longest of her tour, and was then driven to the United States embassy before heading to the Pyramids of Giza.

The First Lady's visit to Africa has offered up a softer side of the Trump administration, which is facing a critical vote on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on Friday. Kavanaugh's fate had seemed in doubt after he was accused of sexually assaulting a girl when they were teenagers.

She added that Kavanaugh is "highly qualified for the Supreme Court".

Trump has sharp words for ABC's Vega, CNN's Collins
The president said , "She's shocked I called on her, she's in a state of shock" and laughs, along with his colleagues behind him. Vega later addressed the exchange on Twitter , saying she believed the President had clearly heard her questions.

She refused to comment when asked if she believed Ford's claims.

On the previous leg of her tour in Kenya, her choice of a white colonial-style pith helmet while on safari drew some criticism on Twitter, with one person comparing her look to that of a "colonial administrator". "I want to talk about my trip and not what I wear".

Melania Trump was criticized after she was spotted wearing a white pith helmet during her trip to Africa.

Speaking near the Sphinx, Trump said that the message of her trip has been to show "that we care".

Melania Trump arrived in Egypt a week after Amal Fathy, an actor and former activist, was jailed for two years for publishing a video discussing sexual harassment in Egypt.

She said: 'That's very important what I do, what we're doing with U.S. aid and what I do with my initiatives and I wish people would focus on what I do, not what I wear'.

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