With the presidency of Barack Obama, it was Obama’s own years in Indonesia that generated coverage of his childhood haunts there. Wife Michelle is a native of Illinois, and has spent most of her life in Chicago.
In the Donald Trump family, it’s Trump who has been tethered all his life to an American hometown. Melania Trump, however, is a native of what is now Slovenia — but when she was born, was part of Yugoslavia.
Her hometown is little Sevnica, population 5,000. Sevnica has been following the fortunes of its most famous daughter closely in the last year, and reportedly, many Sevnicans gathered in a bar there on Wednesday morning to watch the returns of the U.S. election come in.