Melania ‘Doing Well And Remains In Good Spirits,’ White House Says

Katie Jerkovich | Entertainment Reporter

Melania Trump’s spokeswoman said Thursday that the first lady is “doing well and remains in good spirits” after surgery Monday to deal with a benign kidney condition.

“No new updates except she’s doing well and remains in good spirits,” Stephanie Grisham, the first lady’s communications director, told The Daily Caller.

U.S. first lady Melania Trump delivers remarks at the "launch of her Be Best initiatives in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., May 7, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - HP1EE571HNRPB

First lady Melania Trump delivers remarks at the “launch of her Be Best initiatives in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, May 7, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

On Wednesday, the first lady thanked everyone for their love and support as she recovered at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center from the surgery.

“A sincere thank you to Walter Reed Medical Unit @WRBethesda & to all who have send good wishes & prayers! I am feeling great & look forward to getting back home @WhiteHouse soon,” Trump captioned her post on Instagram, along with a photo that read “Thank You.”

On Monday, Trump’s office sent out a statement about the procedure.

“This morning, First Lady Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. The procedure was successful and there were no complications,” the statement read. “Mrs. Trump is at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and will likely remain there for the duration of the week. The First Lady looks forward to a full recovery so she can continue her work on behalf of children everywhere.”

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