Trump: Melania 'doing great' after kidney procedure
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First lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Will Joe Biden's unifying strategy work? Trump hosts annual White House Egg Roll with record 74,000 eggs Trump plugs border wall in exchange with young Easter egg roll attendee MORE is “doing great” according to President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats' CNN town halls exposed an extreme agenda Buttigieg says he doubts Sanders can win general election Post-Mueller, Trump has a good story to tell for 2020 MORE, more than a week after a kidney procedure landed her in the hospital.  

“She’s doing great,” Trump said, when asked Friday by reporters about his wife’s health.

“She’s looking at us,” Trump said at the White House as he headed to board Marine One to Annapolis, Md., to deliver remarks at the Naval Academy’s commencement ceremony.

“She’s looking at us, right there,” Trump told the press, pointing to the executive mansion.

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The first lady “underwent an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition” at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington on May 14, according to the White House. Trump’s office described the procedure as a success.

The day that news of the procedure was announced, a spokeswoman told ITK that the former model was “doing well.”

Melania Trump, 48, returned to the White House five days later, on May 19. She hasn’t been seen publicly since her hospitalization.

The president, who visited his wife in the hospital three days in a row, tweeted the day she was discharged that she was “feeling and doing really well.”