Melania Trump Speaks: Accusers 'Need To Have Really Hard Evidence'

US First Lady Melania Trump chose a particularly controversial outfiit in Nairobi. AFP  Saul Loeb

Now a newly released interview excerpt shows the first lady defending her work with Be Best for a personal reason: She sees herself as a victim of bullying.

Fun fact: when Julia Ioffe wrote a profile of Melania Trump in GQ, she was subsequently bombarded with anti-Semitic garbage like this after Melania Trump published a note on Facebook pushing back against Ioffe's reporting.

"Oh, I wish", she said, chuckling.

A main push of the First Lady's advocacy in office has centered around fighting cyber bullying, something which she's passionate about.

Reflecting on her time in the White House, Melania stated, "I really love to live in Washington and in the White House and, yes, I'm enjoying it".

During an impromptu briefing with press traveling with her in Egypt last week, Trump would not say if she believed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey-Ford.

First lady Melania Trump says in an upcoming television interview there are trust issues in the Trump administration, and that she's one of the most bullied people in the world. This week, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley announced she's leaving at the end of the year.

'We need to have hard evidence that, you know, that if you are accused of something, show the evidence'.

"Yes", she replied, adding that she has let her husband know.

Trump refused to provide examples and said the groups "know who they are".

Mrs. Trump's full interview, conducted on her recent trip to Africa, is set to air Friday night on ABC.

There was also criticism following Trump's statement about being one of the most bullied people in the world. Susan Collins (R-ME), who had defended America's founding principles of due process and the presumption of innocence.

And it appeared, as her husband often does, she feels the media could do better.

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