Sarah Sanders: Melania has 'more class than the women who bully her'

Sarah Sanders: Melania has 'more class than the women who bully her'
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders fired back at critics of first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Senate GOP, House Democrats begin battle over trillion bill Melania Trump announces plans to renovate White House Rose Garden Trump tweets photo of himself wearing a mask MORE on Friday, taking aim at ABC's "The View" over speculation from guest host Yvette Nicole Brown that Trump had previously been one of the president's "mistresses" during a past marriage.

Sanders tore into the show's co-hosts Friday night in a tweet, writing that the first lady has "a lot more class" than her critics.

"Sad @TheView continues their disgusting attacks on @FLOTUS," Sanders wrote. "The left’s 'war on women' they disagree with is a disgrace."


"@FLOTUS is strong, accomplished, and has a lot more class than the women who bully her," she added.

Sanders's remark came shortly after Trump's press secretary, Stephanie Grisham, tweeted that Brown's remarks were "disgusting."

“Is it possible that [Melania Trump is] not concerned with his mistresses because she was one of them?” Brown asked on Friday's show. Her remarks came in response to a clip from the first lady's interview with ABC News in which she was asked about her husband's alleged past infidelities.

"Day 2 of attacks from @TheView. @YNB check your facts before you accuse someone of being a mistress. She’s your @FLOTUS - she deserves your respect & certainly not your lies. Disgusting," Grisham tweeted in response to Brown.

The remarks came one day after "The View" slammed the first lady for saying in another part of her interview that, while she does stand with women, evidence must be provided when it comes to sexual assault allegations. 

Brown, on Thursday, slammed the first lady for not addressing what she said were credible accusations of sexual misconduct made by 17 women against her husband, President TrumpDonald John TrumpDeWine tests negative for coronavirus a second time Several GOP lawmakers express concern over Trump executive orders Beirut aftermath poses test for US aid to frustrating ally MORE.

“[T]his woman, she has an orange horse in the race, and her orange horse has been accused credibly by at least 17 women. This is also the same woman that in the midst of what happened in Puerto Rico wore a jacket that said 'I really don’t care, do you?' When she threw down that gauntlet, I’ve decided not to care about anything she says from now on,” Brown said Thursday.

"Typical attack on the @flotus at @theview. Heaven forbid they talk about her successful trip & the children she met & helped," Grisham responded, referring to Melania Trump's first solo trip to Africa as first lady, which concluded this week.