10:00 am: Receives the daily intelligence briefing
10:30 am: Speaks with German Prime Minister Angela Merkel
11:55 am: King Abdullah, accompanied by Queen Rania, arrives at the White House and begins meetings with President Trump
1:10 pm: Joint press conference with Abdullah
1:45 pm: Working lunch with Abdullah
5:30 pm: Speaks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
A billionaire, a queen and an American first lady walked into a public charter school on Wednesday, collecting bouquets, examining owl pellets and hugging students amid the rapid-fire clicking of cameras.
The visit to Excel Academy, an all-girls charter school, by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Queen Rania of Jordan and Melania Trump, the first lady, was meant to emphasize the Trump administration’s stance on school choice. But it was also part of a day of photo ops intended to cast a softer lens on a presidential administration grappling with several international crises, and provide another glimpse of a first lady whose sporadic appearances in Washington have revealed relatively little about her own leadership style. Continue reading “First Lady Melania, Queen Rania visit school in Washington D.C.”