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Trump: First lady 'doing really well' after kidney procedure

Trump: First lady 'doing really well' after kidney procedure

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his wife, Melania, is "doing really well" although she remains hospitalized following a medical procedure to treat a kidney condition the White House described as benign. He said he expected the first lady back home at the White House before the end of the week.

The president also praised her doctors for doing a "fantastic job."

"Melania is doing really well. She's watching us right now," Trump said as he addressed an annual tribute to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. The ceremony at a police memorial near the Capitol was broadcast live on cable TV.

"And I want to thank the...

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