“The View” co-host Joy Behar on Saturday said that First Lady Melania Trump “believed in birtherism” when President Obama was in office. During a Saturday interview with CNN’s Van Jones, Behar also said the first lady was “in Slovenia doing nothing” before coming to the United States.
“I was on HLN. I had a show here. On that show Melania came on to hawk her jewelry,” Behar told Jones. “And that was the show, the famous show, really, because that was the only place she really showed her true colors because she believed in birtherism just like her husband. She said they don’t have the right birth certificate in Hawaii …”
“She is now enjoying the fruits of the American country,” said Behar in response to Jones’ question about whether the first lady was just “along for the ride.” “Her parents are now … enjoying chain migration which a lot of people in this country are unfortunately not enjoying because her husband wants to stop it. Why shouldn’t she go along with it? She was in Slovenia doing nothing. I don’t know what she was doing there. What was she doing there? OK, she was a model. Now she’s the first lady. I mean come on, as my mother would say — who’s better than her?”