Melania Trump Hires Policy Director Amid Scrutiny From New Book

“Reagan’s experience with various statewide and national campaigns will be a big asset as the first lady and her team prepare to roll out her official platform in the coming months,” Stephanie Grisham, Mrs. Trump’s spokeswoman, said in an email.

Mrs. Trump has given few clues to where she may focus her efforts, but she has publicly expressed interest in helping children affected by the opioid crisis, advocating anti-bullying measures and aiding disaster relief efforts. (The first lady’s previous promise to combat cyberbullying seems to have fallen on the list of priorities.)

First ladies have often taken a deliberate approach to rolling out initiatives. Michelle Obama unveiled “Let’s Move,” her signature campaign to combat child obesity, about a year into her…

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