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Melania Trump’s staff is smaller than Michelle Obama’s

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‘It is important to her that the team is a good fit for what she wants to accomplish as first lady, and that everyone works well together. She also wants to be mindful and responsible when it comes to taxpayer money.’

‘As with all things that she does, she is being very deliberate in her hiring, focusing on quality over quantity,’ Melania’s communications director Stephanie Grisham said in an email to Fox News. With these statistics in mind, Melania really has nine individuals working for her in the White House, five more than are contained in the annual report. On the other hand, the team that is bigger is due to Michelle Obama entering the East Wing with an aggressive agenda, including her Let’s Move! Initiative fighting childhood obesity. Throughout Michelle Obama’s first year in the White House, her aides earned a combined $1.24million. These figures come from an annual report the White House sends to Congress showing positions, the names and salaries of all its personnel. However the Trump and Obama administrations have acknowledged that there are staffers that function for the First Lady that are not included in numbers. Melania Trump’s staff costs taxpayers $486,700 a year, less than 40 percent of the total spent under Obama. First Lady Melania Trump has just a quarter of their team her predecessor Michelle Obama had throughout her first season in the East Wing. In contrast, Melania Trump spent her first few weeks as First Lady living in New York with her son Barron. Fox News investigation has discovered that Melania Trump has just four people on her citizenship, compared to the 16 aides Michelle Obama had. Some Obama administration officials say that it’s possible that Michelle Obama had up to 24 staffers at the same point during her husband’s presidency.

Melania Trump’s staff is smaller than Michelle Obama’s and she’s cut on the First Lady payroll spending in HALF

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