GOP celebrates Melania Trump, Karen Pence in Women's History Month post

GOP celebrates Melania Trump, Karen Pence in Women's History Month post
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The GOP’s official Instagram account included first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpScarborough mocks 'Deflection Don' over transgender troop ban The Hill's 12:30 Report Ex-Playboy model apologizes to Melania Trump over alleged affair: 'I'm sorry' MORE and second lady Karen PenceKaren Sue PenceCharlotte Pence says she bought John Oliver's Marlon Bundo book GOP Senate candidate attacks John Oliver as 'out of touch' over gay rabbit book John Oliver's Pence family rabbit spoof book knocks Comey from No. 1 on best-sellers list MORE in a post Friday celebrating women that President TrumpDonald John TrumpScarborough mocks 'Deflection Don' over transgender troop ban Pelosi condemns Trump's 'cowardly, disgusting' ban on transgender troops Trump moves to ban most transgender people from serving in military MORE had appointed to political positions.

While the first and second ladies are not political appointees, the Republican Party said in an Instagram post marking Women’s History Month that Trump is "empowering ALL Americans with his winning agenda," showing photos of the leading female figures.

“Contrary to mainstream belief, @realdonaldtrump has appointed more women to senior-level government and campaign positions than previous administrations," the post reads, adding, "Take a look at some of these leading ladies."

The GOP included photos of several female Trump political appointees, including White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayKellyanne Conway on White House departures: 'Get with the program or get out' Conway on fentanyl: 'Eat the ice cream, have the french fry, don't buy the street drug' Washington VIPs gather to celebrate Mark Penn's new book MORE, Education Secretary Betsy DeVosElizabeth (Betsy) Dee DeVosCongress rebuffs DeVos in spending bill: report DeVos battles lawmakers in contentious hearing The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyHouse Intel Dem criticizes Trump for not taking ‘responsibility’ for mistake in congratulating Putin Trump calls author of book aimed at debunking 'Fire and Fury' UK: Ex-spy’s poisoning ‘leads inexorably to the Kremlin’ MORE.

A photo of Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpJim Carrey paints Kushner as 'self-unmade man' Modern American women succeed under Republican economic policies White House race to replace Hope Hicks has two lead contenders MORE, who is serving as an adviser in the White House, was also included.

President Trump released a statement Thursday marking International Women's Day touting the work he's done for women since taking office. The White House also announced that the first lady would be presenting an award to women who have advocated for women’s rights around the world.