First Lady Melania Trump will not attend Brett Kavanaugh’s swearing-in ceremony for the U.S. Supreme Court because she has a “longstanding prior commitment.”
In a statement released on Monday, a spokesperson for the first lady said that the “last minute” nature of the ceremony made it impossible for her to attend.
“She has a longstanding prior commitment she was unable to change at the last minute,” the spokesperson said, according to NBC News.
JUST IN: First lady Melania Trump will not attend Justice Brett Kavanaugh's swearing-in ceremony.
"She has a longstanding prior commitment she was unable to change at the last minute,” according to her spokesperson.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) October 8, 2018