Team Trump defends Melania after 'despicable' Chelsea Handler slight
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A lawyer for President Trump is firing back at Chelsea Handler following her recent remarks about Melania Trump, saying the comedian attacked the first lady “in such a despicable manner.”

When asked during a recent interview with Variety if she would ever have the Slovenian-born former model as a guest on her Netflix show, Handler replied, “Melania — wants to talk about what? She can barely speak English."

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“Don’t be fooled by her accent,” Michael Cohen, the president’s lawyer, told The New York Post on Thursday. “Melania is bright and articulate. To be clear, our first lady speaks multiple languages, I believe five.”

“How many languages do you speak, Chelsea?” Cohen asked.

“Shame on Chelsea Handler for attacked our first lady in such a despicable manner,” he added.

Handler, who’s been a vocal opponent of the commander in chief, tweeted this week to her more than 6 million Twitter followers:

Administration sources tell the Post that Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former Vogue staffer, is “being tapped” for a job in the White House as Melania Trump’s chief strategist.