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story.lead_photo.caption President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump greet French President Emmanuel Macron as he arrives for a State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

WASHINGTON — Are flowers and a card enough?

On Melania Trump's 48th birthday, President Donald Trump worried Thursday that his gift might not be sufficient.

Trump got an interview with Fox and Friends going by giving a shout-out to the first lady: "So, happy birthday to Melania," he said.

Asked what he had gotten his wife, Trump said: "I better not get into that because I may get in trouble. Maybe I didn't get her so much."

Justifying that, he added, "You know, I'm very busy."

He later offered that he had gotten Mrs. Trump "a beautiful card and some beautiful flowers" and added that she's a wonderful wife.

The president isn't the only one who's been busy.

The first lady planned Tuesday's state dinner for the president of France. Last weekend, she attended the Houston funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush. And she and the president recently hosted the Japanese prime minister and his wife at the Trumps' Florida estate for a two-day visit.

Mrs. Trump's office said she'll spend her birthday with family.

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  • LRDawg
    April 26, 2018 at 2:04 p.m.

    Busy doing what? Fighting against our judicial system? What a great POTUS you guys elected #fakepresident

  • ARMNAR
    April 26, 2018 at 2:47 p.m.

    I'll tell ya what she wants...what she really, really wants...

    A divorce.

  • skeptic1
    April 26, 2018 at 4:07 p.m.

    The level of low class posters here is really quite something, keep it up it will ensure a GOP majority. While you lemmings are regurgitating Jimmy Kimmel the rest of the country is seeing more money, better jobs, lower illegal immigration, a real possibility of a nuclear free Korean Peninsula, and a all time high in the stock market that benefits retirement accounts and retirees on fixed incomes. Trump has accomplished more in 18 months than the last three presidents did in their 8 years.

  • BoudinMan
    April 26, 2018 at 4:09 p.m.

    So the orange marmalade is a jerk. No news here.

  • ARMNAR
    April 26, 2018 at 4:11 p.m.

    Where's that eyeroll emoji?

  • Foghorn
    April 26, 2018 at 4:40 p.m.

    I’m guessing Cohen authored the prenup preventing Trump’s illegal alien, baby momma 3rd wife from initiating a divorce while in office. It was no doubt siphoned up in the recent raid on Cohen’s numerous spidey holes. Can’t wait for it to be leaked.

  • 3WorldState1
    April 26, 2018 at 5:24 p.m.

    Terrible President. Worse human being.

  • gagewatcher
    April 26, 2018 at 5:34 p.m.

    He's already given her the world. not much left to give. except a puppy.

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