Labor Day celebrates the American labour movement and workers contributions to the US. Mrs Trump posted a tweet honouring the American workforce, linking to Donald Trump’s official statement on the holiday. But the message was met with divided reactions from Twitter users.
Mrs Trump’s message thanked workers for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.
She said: “This Labor Day, we recognise & celebrate the hard working American workforce.
“Thank you for all you have done to keep our country moving, even in the most unprecedented times.”
Mr Trump added in his official statement he expresses his “deep gratitude” to the American workforce.
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Twitter users took issue with the First Lady’s comments, and savaged her role in the US Government.
One user asked Mrs Trump: “What work did you do exactly?”
Another added: “No one in this family has ever known a hard days work.”
Later, another user said: “What the hell would you know about America’s Work force? And do you Really care!?”
Other’s targeted Mr Trump’s administration while replying to the First Lady.
Mrs Trump, as First Lady, is the official hostess of the White House, and organises official ceremonies and functions of state.
She also organised the anti-bullying campaign Be Best, which she founded in 2018.
Recently, she made a headline speech capping off day two of the Republican National Convention.
Speaking from the White House, she said: “I believe that we need my husband’s leadership now more than ever in order to bring us back once again to the greatest economy and the strongest country ever known.”
The First Lady also recently courted controversy over alleged comments about Ivanka Trump.
According to former White House official Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, the First Lady referred to Ms Trump as “princess”.
Mrs Trump allegedly referred to Ms Trump and her husband Jared Kushner as “snakes”.
Stephanie Grisham, the First Lady’s chief of staff, dismissed Ms Wolkoffs book and said: “The book is not only full of mistruths and paranoia, it is based on some imagined need for revenge.”