Melania Trump marked National Substance Use Prevention Month with a video message, but other social media users noted the statement came as her husband and stepson publicly mock a recovering addict.
The first lady posted the video Thursday morning on her Twitter account, after President Donald Trump interrupted Joe Biden to attack his son's struggles with substance abuse and Donald Trump Jr. called Hunter Biden a "crackhead."
This October I am honoring National Substance Use Prevention Month by joining @ONDCP to highlight the dedicated eff… https://t.co/my6AvpYGwv— Melania Trump (@Melania Trump)1601557951.0
Other Twitter users were appalled and infuriated, and reminded the first lady of suspicions about her husband and stepson.
@FLOTUS @ONDCP Start with your own family.— Kelly (@Kelly)1601558065.0
@FLOTUS @ONDCP My God. That is such a horrible production— SriTal (@SriTal)1601558171.0
@FLOTUS @ONDCP Are flying chunks of Adderall out of someone’s nostril a sign of substance abuse?— 🦠🦠Greg Johns🦠🦠 (@🦠🦠Greg Johns🦠🦠)1601558210.0
@FLOTUS @ONDCP Seriously? https://t.co/pjwHpkqYOe— Regina Phalange (@Regina Phalange)1601558299.0
@FLOTUS @ONDCP Is this trolling?— Dave Zirin (@Dave Zirin)1601565158.0
@FLOTUS @ONDCP I always speak at an angle when addressing the masses.— Laura Rosenfield (@Laura Rosenfield)1601558347.0
@FLOTUS @ONDCP All that’s missing is the wind blowing machine and pursed duck lips.— Letti (@Letti)1601558322.0
@FLOTUS @ONDCP I hope you can help Don Jr.— Stephen J. Lyons (@Stephen J. Lyons)1601558372.0
@FLOTUS @ONDCP Girl start with your husband and step son. https://t.co/Qi9CZjeyCD— Auvi 😷🙏 Wear a mask! (@Auvi 😷🙏 Wear a mask!)1601558368.0
@FLOTUS @ONDCP Is it true donny and spawn jr are both abusing drugs? I keep seeing this everywhere.— Richard. Just your average agent provocateur (@Richard. Just your average agent provocateur)1601558753.0
@FLOTUS @ONDCP Your husband attacked a recovering drug addict on television. Your stepson called a recovering drug… https://t.co/uxJ06PA1kI— Gita Proudman (@Gita Proudman)1601558451.0
@FLOTUS @ONDCP Your husband just attacked a man's child who overcame substance abuse on national television.— Elie Mystal (@Elie Mystal)1601564879.0
@FLOTUS @ONDCP I support the recovery community by not shaming addicts on national television. My gosh, you really… https://t.co/5x2Fzhu0Y7— Libby Gauche (@Libby Gauche)1601563713.0
@FLOTUS @ONDCP Why are you speaking like you're in a perfume commercial? This is a life and death issue. Maybe talk… https://t.co/eNHGMIg53p— Lesley Abravanel🆘 (@Lesley Abravanel🆘)1601558927.0
@FLOTUS @ONDCP .@ProjectLincoln must be so excited right now. #BeDrugFree https://t.co/wQOseDFHLg— Blue Lantern (@Blue Lantern)1601558234.0