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Melania Trump takes refuge at Mar-a-Lago as Stormy Daniels story fuels rumors of marital discord

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First Lady Melania Trump has apparently taken an unscheduled trip to Mar-a-Lago while President Donald Trump is in Davos, Switzerland at the World Economic Summit, said The Daily Beast on Friday.

Mrs. Trump was originally scheduled to join the president in Davos, she has canceled her trip due to what a spokeswoman called “scheduling and logistical issues.”

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“Melania, the least-unpopular member of the first family, has kept a reclusive public schedule since Jan. 12, when The Wall Street Journal published a report alleging that in the closing days of the 2016 presidential campaign, President Trump’s personal attorney paid $130,000 in hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels,” wrote The Daily Beast‘s Scott Bixby.

Pres. Trump and Daniels reportedly had an “ongoing relationship” that began in the months after Melania Trump gave birth to the couple’s son Barron.

According to CNN, the first lady’s private plane was spotted in Palm Beach on Thursday and a law enforcement official confirmed that Mrs. Trump left the airport along with a security motorcade after arriving.

Rumors have flown for months that there is discord in the Trumps’ marriage. Slovenian-born Mrs. Trump — a former model — appeared stony-faced and grim at her husband’s inauguration and has been seen publicly swatting away the president’s attempt to hold her hand.

Bixby wrote that Mrs. Trump has “rarely been seen, in public or private, in the two weeks since the Journal story was published.” The first couple’s wedding anniversary on Jan. 22 went unremarked-upon by both the first lady and the president.

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Trump buried in mockery for latest press briefing of ‘lies and nonsense’

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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump delivered his daily coronavirus press briefing, which ended with him on the defensive about a number of topics, from his claims children are nearly "immune" to coronavirus, to his insistence that the Beirut explosion was an attack, to his continued lies about mail-in voting.

His performance drew scorn from commenters on social media.

Trump purposely walked out of the briefing without letting @weijia ask a question!!

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New York prosecutors issue ‘wide-ranging subpoena’ for Trump’s financial documents to Deutsche Bank

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New York prosecutors are showing they're serious about the look into President Donald Trump's finances out of concern for fraud.

The New York Times reported Wednesday afternoon that this is part of the year-long legal battle between Trump and the Manhattan district attorney Cy Vance.

A subpoena was previously issued for Trump's tax returns last year, but Trump fought it all the way to the Supreme Court, where he was told to comply with subpoenas and hand over the documents.

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Fauci expects tens of millions of COVID-19 vaccines ready in early 2021

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Drugmakers will likely have tens of millions of doses of a coronavirus vaccine in the early part of next year, with production ramping up so that it hits a billion doses by the end of 2021, Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. government official on infectious diseases, said in a Reuters interview on Wednesday.

Fauci said he has not seen any pressure from the White House to announce a vaccine close to the Nov. 3 election in the hopes of boosting President Donald Trump's re-election chances.

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