“I support my husband’s decision to run for president of this wonderful Nation,” the former first lady said in a statement shared with far-right Breitbart News. It’s a stark contrast to reports last week that she was fed up with being in the news spotlight.
“His achievements during his administration had a great effect on all of us, and he can lead us toward success and prosperity again,” Melania Trump added. “I await the day when my husband returns to lead an America that is characterized by peace, love, and security.”
The prospect of “peace, love, and security” under Donald Trump — whose four-year stream of ugly and divisive rhetoric culminated in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot — raised eyebrows on Twitter: