Melania Trump's post-White House plans revealed as she and Donald settle in Florida
Melania Trump's post-White House plans revealed as she and Donald settle in Florida

Melania's post-White House plans revealed

With speculation she is "counting down" the minutes to divorce Donald Trump, new details have emerged about Melania's plans.

Like her husband's newly opened Office of the Former President, the former First Lady is establishing her own post-White House office in Palm Beach, Florida, CNN reports.

She intends to "maintain 'Be Best'", one source told the broadcaster, referring to her broad, loosely defined platform around children's wellbeing that addressed issues including cyber-bullying and the impact of the opioid crisis on children.

In a video message saying goodbye to her initiative earlier this month, Melania thanked "everyone who has supported Be Best over the past few years".

"The goal of Be Best has been simple - teach youth about the importance of their well-being, both mentally and physically," she said.

"This also includes understanding online safety and the dangers of opioid and drug abuse."

CNN notes that during her time in the White House, Melania would often go weeks without holding a Be Best-themed public event, and the East Wing policy office was understaffed and often sat vacant. Her new office will be run by three of her former White House staffers.

Her new office - which is currently operating out of the new family home at Mar-a-Lago while separate office space is sought in Palm Beach - will be run by three of her former White House staffers.

It comes after Mr Trump's niece, Mary Trump, claimed Melania was "counting down the minutes" until she could divorce him and that he doesn't "understand affection or intimacy".

Meanwhile, President Joe Biden heads into the second half of his first full week in office and his predecessor's second impeachment trial edges closer, despite appearing "dead on arrival" with little chance of enough Republican votes to convict.


Police search for missing two-year-old in Tara

Police search for missing two-year-old in Tara

A multi-agency search was underway for a two year old girl who went missing from a...

FOR SALE: Western Downs hotel ready for new publicans

Premium Content FOR SALE: Western Downs hotel ready for new publicans

Have you dreamt of running your own hotel? A terrific opportunity has opened up for...

Teenage street brawl allegedly breaks out on Dalby street

Premium Content Teenage street brawl allegedly breaks out on Dalby street

Dalby police are investigating an alleged street fight between two women in the...