She told the summit at the Health Resources and Services Administration building in Rockville how impressed she was by their "deep understanding of how important it is to be safe" and said she was "inspired by their honest commitment to reducing peer-to-peer bullying through kindness and open communication". "It can be used in many positive ways, but also can be destructive and harmful when used incorrectly", she said.
First lady Melania Trump spoke out against cyberbullying Monday as part of her Be Best campaign, warning against "destructive and harmful" uses of social media and once again highlighting a messaging rift between the East Wing and the West Wing.
CNN's Poppy Harlow, shortly after listening to the first lady's remarks, immediately wondered whether the "some adults" remark was aimed at her own husband, who frequently uses social media to bully his political foes.
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He had spent part of his morning launching a fresh round of insults on Twitter, calling special counsel Robert Mueller "disgraced and discredited" and labelling former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan a "hack" and the "worst Central Intelligence Agency director in our country's history".
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The president suggested that Mrs. Trump choose a different topic to avoid questions about how the wife of a notorious Twitter bully could lead a campaign to spotlight anti-bullying and other child wellness efforts, and he warned her that she was opening herself to such jeers, people familiar with the conversations said.
Earlier in the day, the president attacked special counsel Robert Mueller's team, which is investigating possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.
See the first lady's remarks in the video, below. The President is proud of her commitment to children and encourages her in all that she does, ' she said. He tried to persuade her not to speak out on it because he knew it would be an open door to criticism, according to the editors. Just last week, for example, the president referred to former White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman as "that dog" in an angry Twitter tirade.
America's first lady used a speech at a cyber-bullying prevention conference to stress the importance of teaching children about the "safe and responsible use of social media".
Holly Ham, executive director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, said the issue is "very personal" to her as a mother.
She added: 'She's addressed this before.