First lady Melania Trump announced via Twitter that she will be attending President Trump’s meeting with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price about the opioid crisis.
According to washingtonexaminer.com:
“Opioids are destroying our youth/people,” the first lady wrote Tuesday morning. “Mtg w @Potus & @SecPriceMD today to give my support to #STOPDRUGADDICTION.”
The president tweeted earlier Tuesday that he will be holding “a major briefing” on the opioid crisis.
“Opioid abuse is an escalating health crisis affecting countless families across the country. The well-being of children is a priority for the first lady, and this epidemic affects them in many different ways so she requested to attend today’s briefing,” Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for the first lady, told the Washington Examiner.
The meeting is taking place at Trump’s golf club in Bedminster, N.J. Trump is vacationing there while the West Wing undergoes renovations for most of August.
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