Melania Trump 2018: Battling Affair Reports, Criticism

"When Melania Trump speaks with her own independent voice, the public rallies to her side," said an expert on first ladies, Lauren Wright. "And when her remarks start to sound politicized or more like the party line, support for her wanes."

Ex-Trump Doorman Claims Knowledge of Affair

The ex-doorman says he was released from a contract with National Enquirer owner American Media that prevented him from speaking. The news comes just one day after David Pecker, the owner of American Media and a longtime friend of Trump's, was granted an immunity deal by federal prosecutors.