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The former first lady Melania Trump he launched himself against the historian Michael Beschloss, who criticized the renovations that were made to the Rose Garden of the White House last year, a project that was coordinated by the former model.
Through his office, the former president’s wife Donald trump He called the historian’s comments “misleading” and “dishonorable” and “ignorant.”
Beschloss, a leading critic of former President Trump, said the changes to the garden had resulted in something “bleak.”
“Decades of American history gone,” Beschloss wrote on his Twitter account.
Melania Trump’s Office responded to the tweet and defended the renovation of the historic space.
“His misleading information is dishonorable and should never be trusted as a professional historian,” published the former first lady’s office.
He added that Beschloss has shown “his ignorance by showing a Rose Garden from his childhood.”
.@BeschlossDC has proven his ignorance by showing a picture of the Rose Garden in its infancy. The Rose Garden is graced with a healthy & colorful blossoming of roses. His misleading information is dishonorable & he should never be trusted as a professional historian. https://t.co/LU243SANF1 pic.twitter.com/PuVOSjxx5w
– Office of Melania Trump (@OfficeofMelania) August 8, 2021
Former President Trump’s wife coordinated the renovation efforts, something that presidential historians have highlighted about the former first lady’s legacy.
Melania wanted the area to look more like Rachel Lambert Mellon’s original 1962 design, during the John F. Kennedy administration. She published the result of the coordination of the work.
“Excited to bake history and celebrate the future of our @WhiteHouse Rose Garden tonight,” she said in August 2020.
– Melania Trump 45 Archived (@ FLOTUS45) August 22, 2020