More than 40,000 people have signed an online petition calling for first lady Jill Biden to undo changes to the White House Rose Garden made by former first lady Melania Trump.
“In 2019, Melania Trump had the cherry trees, a gift from Japan, removed as well as the rest of the foliage and replaced with a boring tribute to herself,” the Change.org petition says. “We want Jill Biden and Doug Emhoff to take this on and restore the Rose Garden to [former first lady Jackie Kennedy’s] original design.”
The petition says the changes made by Melania Trump “ripped away” Kennedy’s legacy.
The petition is aiming for 50,000 signatures and had more than 41,000 as of Thursday morning