Trump: Melania's jacket 'refers to the Fake News Media'

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 said on Thursday that first lady 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's eye-catching jacket with the words “I really don’t care. Do U?" that she before and after a trip to Texas to visit with migrant children, was a reference to the news media. 

"I REALLY DON’T CARE, DO U?” written on the back of Melania’s jacket, refers to the Fake News Media," the president said in a tweet. 

The first lady's spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, however, had earlier downplayed the fashion choice, saying it was "just a jacket."  

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The Daily Mail first reported on Thursday that Melania Trump was photographed wearing the Zara jacket while boarding a plane to visit immigrant children held in detention centers. The visit came the day after President Trump signed an executive order undoing his own policy of separating families who cross the border illegally.

Critics were quick to attack the first lady's fashion choice, calling it insensitive. 

Democratic Rep. Dina TitusAlice (Dina) Costandina TitusOvernight Defense: Army now willing to rename bases named after Confederates | Dems demand answers on 'unfathomable' nuke testing discussions | Pentagon confirms death of north African al Qaeda leader Top Democrats demand answers on Trump administration's 'unfathomable' consideration of nuclear testing Federal employees push for COVID-19 protections in 'dangerous' workplaces MORE tweeted out her own version of the jacket by wearing a sign attached to her back, reading "I Care." 

Despite the criticism, the first lady was seen arriving at Andrews Air Force Base and the White House wearing the same jacket. 

And an homage to the jacket quickly popped up on Etsy in t-shirt form.

Trump's hatred of the "fake news media" is well-documented. Just Wednesday night, he ripped the press as "very dishonest" at rally in Minnesota, leading to the crowd chanting "CNN sucks."