Melania Trump Hospitalized for Benign Kidney Condition

In this July 7, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump, left, and first lady Melania Trump smile prior to a concert on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany. The White House has announced that President Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in …
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First Lady Melania Trump was treated on Monday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for a benign kidney condition.

The First Lady’s Office issued the following statement:

“This morning, First Lady Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. The procedure was successful and there were no complications. Mrs. Trump is at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and will likely remain there for the duration of the week.  The First Lady looks forward to a full recovery so she can continue her work on behalf of children everywhere.”

Breitbart News asked the first lady’s Communications Director Stephanie Grisham to confirm reports that “President Trump spoke with his wife this morning and that the President is going to Walter Reed medical center to visit her shortly.” She did, replying “yes.”

***Update***

The President boarded Marine One for a short flight to Walter Reed medical center, where he touched down at 5:18 pm. He is visiting the first lady, who White House staff confirmed is in good spirits and in recovery. At the time of this report it was unclear how long the President will be at the medical facility with his wife.

Trump spent over an hour visiting with wife Melania before returning to the White House by motorcade. He did not travel back to the White House on Marine One due to weather conditions. The President was back at the White House by 7 pm and as heavy rain fell.

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