• First Lady Melania Trump wore a green military jacket that says, "I really don't care, do u?" on her surprise visit to Texas to visit immigrant children on Thursday.
  • The jacket worn by the first lady is made by Zara and is worth roughly R530 ($39), according to the Daily Mail.
  • Her spokesperson said "There was no hidden message."

First Lady Melania Trump wore a green military jacket that says, "I really don't care, do u?" on her surprise visit to Texas to visit immigrant children on Thursday.

The jacket worn by the first lady is made by Zara and is worth roughly R530 ($39), according to the Daily Mail.

"It's a jacket," her spokesperson Stephanie Grisham said in a statement to Business Insider. "There was no hidden message. After today's important visit to Texas, I hope the media isn't going to choose to focus on her wardrobe. (Much like her high heels last year)".

UPDATE: Donald Trump contradicts Melania's spokesperson and says US first lady's controversial jacket had a message

Trump's visit to McAllen, Texas came amid the firestorm over President Donald Trump's family-separation policy that saw children taken from their parents.

The purpose of the visit was "to take part in briefings and tours at a nonprofit social services centre for children who have entered the United States illegally", according to a statement.

Melania's visit comes just one day after her husband signed an executive order designed to end the family-separation policy.

See also: Why Melania Trump’s 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket is a brilliant political move

When asked if the first lady had seen the images of children detained, Grisham said that she saw them.

"She's heard the recordings… She was on top of the situation before any of that came out," Grisham said. "She was concerned about it. The images struck her, as a mother, as a human being.

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