… that I remember when it was considered good environmental stewardship to cut down a dead or dying tree that was likely to fall and cause serious damage. Now, that is something so uncouth that it can be the basis of a lie about one’s political adversary (or his wife). In their coverage of the fake news surrounding Melania Trump and the Jackson Magnolia, Victory Girls note—.
First Ladies are traditionally the ones who make final decisions about landscaping, which means that Melania did indeed have to sign off of the tree’s removal – but did so after a report from the United States National Arboretum stating that the tree was no longer salvageable. And Chelsea Clinton even thanked Melania for her efforts.
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