Her husband Donald Trump's presidency is history.
And Melania Trump has a surprise in store: a smile.
The former first lady was seldom seen so relieved.
Donald Trump's presidency has been
since January 20, 12 noon local time (6 p.m. CET)
Melania Trump is
her role as First Lady.
She seems extremely happy about it - the network mocks.
Washington - Rarely has one seen such a relaxed
was an open secret
that the former first lady was not particularly happy about the role that her husband
Donald Trump gave
At least the so-called
, in which the otherwise reserved Melania
over the “damned” Christmas decorations in the
, showed how dissatisfied the 50-year-old was in Washington.
Donald Trump's time as US President is officially over
Jill Biden, Joe Biden's wife, will take on Melania Trump's role in the future.
And she is obviously more than happy about it.
In the photos of the Trumps as they leave for the last White House, one thing immediately catches the eye.
relaxed smile Melania Trump
Because that was seldom seen in Donald Trump's four-year presidency.
And actually never in the presence of her husband.
But in the pictures you can see a completely different Melania.
Former First Lady: Melania Trump seems happy that Donald Trump's presidency is over
fight back tears when they say goodbye to their father - perhaps also because of their own political future -
like she can't wait to leave town.
Insiders had previously reported that the first lady at the time just wanted to go home.
At home, this is apparently currently the
in Palm Beach, Florida.
Even if the local neighborhood doesn't seem particularly happy about this decision.
But not only
is apparently happy to have left the White House.
According to a CNN poll, this is the
most unpopular first lady ever
47 percent of those surveyed had a bad impression of Melania Trump.
The average popularity rating of a first lady before the Trump era is 71 percent.
A clear difference.
Melania Trump leaves Washington: Social media riot about how happy she looks
, in the House of Representatives for the state of
, tweeted, “I've never seen Melania smile so much.
She looks really
the White House
. ”It wasn't just the Democrats who noticed that.
mediated full photos by Melania Trump, the same message.
A change of outfit during the
flight from Washington to Florida also
seems to speak for itself.
When Melania Trump leaves the plane, it can be seen that she has exchanged her previous, strict, black outfit for a colorful dress.
I've never seen Melania smile so hard before.
She genuinely looks happy to be leaving the White House.
- Rep. Deon Tedder (@deon_tedder) January 20, 2021
In a video that is circulating, the
can be seen
at the airfield in Palm Beach
Donald Trump waves at the cameras and stops - Melania looks briefly in the direction of the reporter: inside, seems to be considering and then continues without a reaction.
“If 'I don't have to do this crap anymore' were a person,” comments a Twitter account.
Others join in, one person writes on TikTok: "Melania is rushing to court to get this divorce."
Donald and Melania Trump are leaving for Florida - farewell with not self-written thank you cards
In an official statement, the ex-first lady said earlier that the role was
"the honor of her life"
Yet another detail makes it clear how little she really cared about it.
As reported by the US broadcaster CNN, with reference to internal sources, she had someone else write her handwritten thank you cards to her staff.
Handwritten, personal words to staff: Inside the
are traditionally the job of a first lady.
But it is not the first tradition that Melania Trump breaks with when handing over office to the Bidens.
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Even then, observers from inside the White House noticed how unhappy she was with her role.
"Melania looks so happy during this exit speech and makes me giggle.
Her husband is broken and I think this is the first time I've really seen her smile, ”tweeted a user appropriately.
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