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Source: Staff Sgt. Westin Warburton

Melania Trump Announces Solo Trip To Africa—And The Irony Is Not Lost On The Internet

By Vanessa Nix Anthony

On Monday, First Lady Melania Trump announced that she is planning a solo trip to Africa in October. The irony that she will be visiting nations that her husband called “s--thole countries" is not lost on the internet. 

According to The Washington Post she said in a statement: 

This will be my first time traveling to Africa and I am excited to educate myself on the issues facing children throughout the continent, while also learning about its rich culture and history.

Check it out:

President Trump did more than ruffle a few feathers last January when he referred to countries in Africa and Haiti as "s--thole countries" during a White House meeting on immigration.  

It didn't take long for Twitter to point out the irony after Melania Trump announced her plans for the trip: