Melania Trump's office requests 'personal privacy' as she recovers from surgery
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Melania TrumpMelania TrumpGOP senator blasts Washington officials, claims DC would not be a 'well-rounded working-class state' The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - US breaks daily COVID-19 case record The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Dems, GOP dig in on police reform ahead of House vote MORE “deserves personal privacy” following her kidney surgery and hospitalization, a spokeswoman for the first lady says.

“I am not going to expand beyond the statement I put out,” Stephanie Grisham, Trump’s communications director, told CNN in a Tuesday statement following an inquiry about the 48-year-old first lady’s hospital stay. 

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The cable network says it had asked why Trump’s stay at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center would be as long as a week after a routine procedure.

“The First Lady is in good spirits and she is resting. There are HIPAA laws to consider, but she also deserves personal privacy," Grisham told the network.

Trump “underwent an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition” on Monday, a statement from her office revealed.

"The procedure was successful and there were no complications," the White House said. A statement also said the former model would likely remain hospitalized for the rest of the week.

Grisham had told ITK on Monday that Trump was “doing well.”

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse panel approves 0.5B defense policy bill House panel votes against curtailing Insurrection Act powers after heated debate House panel votes to constrain Afghan drawdown, ask for assessment on 'incentives' to attack US troops MORE, who visited his wife at the Bethesda, Md., military hospital on Monday, tweeted Tuesday morning that she was doing “really well.”