Trump Blames Melania For Urging Him To Back Dr. Oz

Reportedly Furious She
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19: President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk across the South Lawn to board Marine One and fly to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., at the White House in Washington, DC on Friday, May 19, 2017. Trump is leaving for his first foreign trip, visiting Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican, and a pair of summits in Brussels and Sicily.  (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Trump is ‘livid’ and ‘screaming at everybody’ this morning after an underwhelming night of election results 
  • He is particularly angry about the defeat of Dr. Mehmet Oz by Democrat John Fetterman in Pennsylvania 
  • Trump biographer Maggie Haberman says he is blaming Melania for telling him to endorse Oz in April 
  • Reports circulated in March that Melania ‘liked’ Oz, a TV star, and had advised her husband to endorse him 

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