Donald Trump compares former first lady 'Jackie O' to their 'Melania T'

Clay Curtis
June 15, 2019

Donald Trump compared first lady Melania Trump to the late Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis on Friday, saying she should have the nickname "Melania T" to reflect her similarities with 'Jackie O'. And it was Jackie O. and that's good, but we have our own Jackie O. today.

"I like the concept of red, white and blue", Trump said during the Fox and Friends interview.

Co-host Brian Kilmeade praised Melania Trump, saying "She is doing a great job and does not get enough credit".

"People love [Melania Trump]", the president continued.

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As Investor's Business Daily notes, while the design is in, the "final decision on the plane's color won't be approved until 2021, and if Trump loses his re-election bid the change could be scrapped". (The first lady has since explained the jacket was meant to tell the media to focus less on what she wore, and more on what she stood for). While some agreed that both women are stylish and handsome, others were incensed at the comparison. (Tomohiro Ohsumi/POOL/AFP/Getty Images) US First Lady Melania Trump stands in the grand foyer at the White House in Washington, on November 27, 2017. "It's pathetic that Trump is trying to "brand" his wife "Melania T" as the "new Jackie O" Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis wasn't just a style icon- she was responsible for the historical restoration of the White House She made WH events celebrations of American art, music + culture", wrote another. "He. refers to his wife as "it?'" one critic asked, a question several others posted".

'No. She likes to look elegant in the White House but she had the sneakers, ' he said.

There were also some who pointed out the initial "O" came after she remarried, years after her husband's assassination.

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