Donald Trump to visit Melania in hospital as she recovers from kidney surgery
The first lady is expected to stay at the medical centre all week.
President Donald Trump is expected to visit first lady Melania Trump in hospital later.
The first lady has undergone a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition.
Heading over to Walter Reed Medical Center to see our great First Lady, Melania. Successful procedure, she is in good spirits. Thank you to all of the well-wishers!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 14, 2018
Sources at the White House said the visit to Walter Reed Medical Centre is expected later on Monday.
A spokeswoman for the 48-year-old first lady said the procedure was successful and there were no complications.
.@SecondLady & I are relieved that our dear friend @FLOTUS’ medical procedure was successful & are praying for her swift recovery. Grateful to the great medical team at @WRBethesda, & look forward to her full recovery & return to work on behalf of America’s children #GetWellSoon!— Vice President Mike Pence (@VP) May 14, 2018
Mrs Trump is expected to stay in hospital for the rest of the week.
The White House did not offer any additional details on Mrs Trump’s condition.
She was last seen in public on Wednesday at a White House event to honour military mothers and spouses for Mother’s Day.