Trump admits he didn't have time to get Melania a birthday present
President Donald Trump says he was too busy to get first lady Melania Trump a present for her 48th birthday.
When asked what he bought his wife to celebrate her April 26 birthday during a Thursday telephone interview on 'Fox and Friends,' the president answered, "Well I better not get into that because I may get in trouble."
"Maybe I didn’t get her so much. I got her a beautiful card," he continued. "You know I’m very busy to be running out looking for a present."
The president took to Twitter on Wednesday to sing the first lady's praises, writing, "@FLOTUS did a spectacular job hosting the President of France @EmmanuelMacron and his wife Brigitte. Every detail was done to perfection. The State Dining Room never looked more beautiful, and Washington is abuzz over what an incredible job Melania did."
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Last year on Melania's birthday, Trump raised eyebrows when he took to Twitter to share a special image to celebrate the day.
Eagle-eyed Twitter users were quick to notice that the American flag on Trump's e-card only had 39 stars.
The flag has had 13 stripes and 50 stars since 1960 — but even more bizarre is the fact that the flag has never even had 39 stars. There were 39 states in the U.S. for only a brief moment — on Nov. 2, 1889, North Dakota became the 39th state and, hours later, South Dakota became the 40th.
Most Twitter users credited the minor error to the tiny size of the graphic.