First lady visits Holocaust museum

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The first lady originally planned to accompany her husband to Davos, Switzerland, this week for the World Economic Forum but instead remained behind.

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Mr Trump this week travelled to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, while Mrs Trump changed her plans to accompany him and instead made a decision to stay in the US.

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The first lady has had by many accounts a hard start to 2018, facing myriad news stories about a dalliance her husband allegedly had with porn star Stormy Daniels.

Mrs. Trump on Thursday said she was visiting the museum in advance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Saturday to honor millions of people who were victims of the Nazis. This follows the couple's 13th wedding anniversary on Monday, which was not publicly acknowledged by either and may not even have been celebrated.

Melania finally showed up in public again for a visit to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum early on Thursday. Her last posting was a message on January 20 to mark the one-year anniversary of the inauguration, with a photograph from the day that cryptically did not include her husband, but rather a uniformed military escort.

Mrs. Trump concluded her tour at the Hall of Remembrance and participated in a moment of silence.