Fox News broke the news that Melania is in the hospital this week after having undergone a medical procedure (surgery?) to take care of a benign kidney condition:
— Fox News (@FoxNews) May 14, 2018
FOX NEWS – First lady Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure Monday to treat a benign kidney condition, the White House announced.
Mrs. Trump was treated at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and will likely be in the hospital for the rest of the week, according to the first lady’s communications director.
“This morning, First Lady Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. The procedure was successful and there were no complications,” the communications director, Stephanie Grisham, said in a statement Monday. “Mrs. Trump is at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and will likely remain there for the duration of the week. The First Lady looks forward to a full recovery so she can continue her work on behalf of children everywhere.”
Grisham told Fox News that the first lady “is doing well. Doing well.”
A White House official told Fox News that President Trump is expected to visit the first lady at Walter Reed. The official told Fox News that the president spoke with his wife before the procedure, and spoke with her doctor afterwards.
I guess ‘benign’ is the key word here, which is a very good word when it comes to things like tumors – which is what I’m guessing this was.
In any event, we send our well wishes to Melania and the Trumps.
UPDATE: Trump just tweeted on this…
Heading over to Walter Reed Medical Center to see our great First Lady, Melania. Successful procedure, she is in good spirits. Thank you to all of the well-wishers!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 14, 2018