Politics

Melania’s Parents Occupy the Same White House Suite That Once Housed Michelle Obama’s Mother

We don’t often see Melania Trump’s parents in public, but they are a huge part of Melania and son Barron’s daily life.

According to the New York Times, Viktor and Amalija Knavs split their time among an apartment in Trump Tower, Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Florida and the suite in the White House once used by Michelle Obama’s mother.

The fact that they often reside in the White House in important, because conservatives often railed against the Obama family for the fact that Marian Robinson lived in the White House with her daughter and son-in-law, and was a caretaker of the Obama children. Republicans charged that the Obamas were costing the taxpayer a great deal having Robinson live in the White House.

Conservatives even claimed that Marian Johnson would receive a pension of $160,000 per year for her role in taking care of her grandchildren, but that was repeatedly proven false.

However, do the Knavs actually spend much time at the White House?’

There is a rumor that the Knaus’ have a home in Potomac, Maryland, near grandson Barron’s school, and that Melania Trump lives there as well most of the time.

The White House denies this rumor.

However, let’s take a look at it.

Potomac is 45 minutes from the White House. Yet, we never hear of any motorcades taking Barron to school every day. No paparazzi shots of them going to school…nothing. We knew the Obama girls went to Sidwell Friends School.

We actually saw photos of the Obamas occasionally taking their girls to school:

So, what is going on? I think it’s best to lay off Barron, he’s a kid and this isn’t his choice.

But are we paying for a second residence in Maryland? Are we paying for another Secret Service detail?

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