"The Fake News photoshopped pictures of Melania, then propelled conspiracy theories that it's actually not her by my side in Alabama and other places", he tweeted, without providing evidence. "The tornadoes were disgusting, but she wanted to go, and I said, 'Good, let's go, '" Trump said, referring to Mrs. Trump.
Bruce continued that The View hosts "can't appreciate or respect or enjoy something" and speculated they went on television to bash the first lady due to "issues" in their own lives. "They are only getting more deranged with time!" tweeted the President.
But the US President has now hit back at the rumours - following fresh body double claims circulating earlier this week after the First Lady was pictured with her husband in Georgia, US. "Sorry", Behar said of one photo.
News images are not to be altered beyond basic toning and cropping, she said.
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There is continued support for missile defense, including ground-based missile work for a new missile site in Alaska. The "harvest box" idea fell flat among Republicans the last time the White House floated it, and for good reason .
"She's attractive and we're doing this in jest", Navarro replied, also pointing out that people had criticized former First Lady Michelle Obama in a similar way. Abby Huntsman, a Republican on the panel, followed up by asking, "Does that make it better?"
The "Fake Melania" theory first emerged from a tweet by Joe Vargas, CEO of Buy Legal Meds, in October 2017. "We're here to have a good laugh".
First lady Melania Trump's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham told USA Today in a statement Tuesday that "The View" had a "petty, mean girl spirit" after a segment joking about a conspiracy theory that Melania used a body double. "People died, people lost family, people are hurting in Alabama". An ABC spokesman declined to comment.