( Daily Mail ) First Lady Melania Trump arrived in Texas Thursday morning for a surprise visit to children being held at the border by her husband’s administration but the public was banned from seeing her interact with the kids.
Dressed in a creme button down safari jacket, white pants, and sneakers, the First Lady arrived in a rainy McAllen, Texas, to tour a facilities where children are being held.
And while her briefing with officials was broadcast live on cable news there were no photos of her meeting the children being detained in the facility.
During the visit, the first lady interacted with dozens of kids, visiting three classrooms, and talking to several of them.
But, while a print reporter was allowed to write about the interactions, the White House set ‘ground rules’ that forbid ‘audio or photos’ of her with the kids.
Melania Trump’s communications director Stephanie Grisham explained the rule was for the children’s safety.
‘She visited with minor children so it was to protect their safety,’ Grisham explained to the DailyMail.com in a statement.
The Trump administration has been limiting media access to the facilities where children are being held amid a firestorm of controversy over President Donald Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy that has led to the migrant kids being separated from their parents.
The first lady’s trip also became notable for her fashion