Melania Trump was seen in Manhattan with son Barron in tow Wednesday afternoon — the first time she’s been spotted since hubby Donald Trump was arraigned in federal court for allegedly mishandling classified documents.
The former first lady, 53, donned a long white $3,200 Gucci flared shirt dress and white Hermes handbag while 17-year-old Barron sported a navy suit as they left Trump Tower around 3 p.m.
Trump smiled and waved to a crowd that had gathered outside the Midtown skyscraper — an about-face from the ahead of the former president’s criminal proceedings the day prior.
The mother-son-duo hopped into their Chevy Suburban, which was packed up with multiple designer suitcases, that was headed to Bedminster, NJ, to join Trump in celebrating his 77th birthday.
The ex-president had traveled up to the ritzy neighborhood just hours after his Tuesday arrangement in Miami to tell a couple of hundred supporters that he had undergone
“They ought to drop this case immediately because they’re destroying the country,” Trump said during his 30-minute address at his golf club.
“Today we witnessed the most evil and heinous abuse of power in the history of our country. It’s a very sad thing to watch,” he said. “A corrupt sitting president had his top political opponent arrested on fake and fabricated charges of which he and numerous other presidents would be guilty.”
Earlier Tuesday, the , most of which accused him of unlawful retention of national security information.
Trump, who is the frontrunner for the 2024 GOP nomination, is also accused of lying to federal officials who sought to return the boxes of classified documents that the former president allegedly stores improperly inside his Mar-a-Lago estate.
He has adamantly denied the charges and has repeatedly deflected the accusations to alleged wrongdoings carried out by President Biden, whose handling of classified records from his vice presidency and Senate years is.
Melania, who has been married to Trump since 2005, has yet to comment on her husband’s latest indictment.