News Exercise #187


1. What was the controversy over The First Lady, commented on at the end of this video?
2. Was there a precedent for this decision by Melania Trump?
3. Amongst other countries, why is Trump visiting The Vatican, Israel and Saudi Arabia? It is concerning a comment made by the studio reporter in New York.

Answers:
1. What was the controversy over The First Lady, commented on at the end of this video?
She didn’t wear a headscarf, which could be thought of as disrespectful to the Saudi religious custom.
2. Was there a precedent for this decision by Melania Trump?
Yes, Michelle Obama did the same thing on her trip to Saudi Arabia. At the time Donald Trump criticized her.
3. Amongst other countries, why is Trump visiting The Vatican, Israel and Saudi Arabia? It is concerning a comment made by the studio reporter in New York.
She said that Trump is making a speech in which he is expected “preach religious tolerance”.

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