President Trump and his administration congratulated First Lady Melania Trump on the second anniversary of her “Be Best” initiative.
“Today, @FLOTUS celebrates the two year anniversary of #BeBest, her initiative dedicated to bringing awareness to issues that impact the lives of children. Congratulations, and thank you!” President Trump tweeted.
The White House tweeted “Happy #BeBest Day!” with pictures of when Melania launched Be Best two years ago from the White House Rose Garden.
Health and Human Secretary Alex Azar thanked Melania for the “inspiring” work she does with Be Best and her “historic leadership” fighting the opioid abuse.
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue in a video message said the Be Best heart is “hope, optimism, and belief in our future as we believe in ourselves.”
Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget Russ Vought tweeted a picture with his two daughters holding a Be Best sign. He thanked the First Lady for her work to “uplift and support” children’s wellbeing and her “leadership and kindness is an inspiration to us.”
Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of the Treasury Monica Crowley posted a video message thanking Melania for her “incredible work” with Be Best.
Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt tweeted a video message showing how Be Best helps bring awareness in promoting the National Park and public lands that provide the opportunities for one to “expand our horizons and be our best selves.”
Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway posted a video message pointing out to one of Be Best pillars — opioid and drug crisis. Conway said she grateful that Be Best has “raised awareness and compelled action on behalf of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) babies,” and thanked Melania for her “passion and commitment ” that NAS babies will now “have a new lease on life.”
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos tweeted a congratulation message, saying she is “grateful” to Melania’s commitment and work with children to “inspire and encourage them to develop healthy social, emotional, and physical habits.”
The State Department posted a message showing how working together with Melania’s Be Best initiative has played a “critical role in helping children” in overcoming the struggles and positive ways for children to interact together can “create a safer, healthier, and more hopeful world.”
Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Andrew Wheeler posted a video message congratulating Be Best second anniversary, describing how Melania’s leadership has engaged young Americans through a “variety of programs” such as the EPA’s recycling education, food waste programs and drug take-back program that has helped keep drugs out of the water system.
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson said the past two years working alongside Melania has been a “privilege.”
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao posted a video message emphasizing how Melania’s message has encouraged young people “to dream big and aim for your personal best.” Chao added that the Be Best initiative has inspired our next generations of leaders.
Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia said in a video message that Be Best “helps our young people bring out their best.”
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross posted a video message saluting Melania for being a role model to young Americans and for her leadership in helping them “develop the fortitude and the skills they need to overcome life’s challenge.”
The Drug Enforcement Administration Twitter account thanked Melania in a video message for her dedication to young America and for her “support in the DEA’s drug prevention efforts,” including Red Ribbon Week and the DEA’s youth opioid summit.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin congratulated Melania “enormous success” of Be Best in a video message, saying she has helped “so many children with this great program.”
Small Business Administrator Jovita Carrenza recognized “our dedicated First Lady” in a video message, calling Melania a “champion for our nation’s youth.” Carrenza thanked Melania’s work in helping to “build up the confidence, determination, and skills of our future leaders.”
The Children’s Inn also shared a video message, congratulating Be Best second anniversary and are “grateful” for Melania’s support that has raised awareness in their mission.
Melania gave a “big thank you” to the Trump Administration for their support and congratulations. In a tweet, the First Lady promised to continue her Be Best work to help “children grow up happy, healthy, and responsible adults who contribute positively to this world.”
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