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."


“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.