She laughingly said she has told him to put the phone down.
"I don't always agree [with] what he tweets, and I tell him that", the first lady said as she stood near the Great Pyramid of Giza.
"I'm glad that Judge Kavanaugh was heard, FBI investigation was done - is completed - and (the) Senate voted", Trump said, referring to psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford who had accused him of sexually assaulting her.
While in Africa, Trump has gone into nearly no specifics about her visit, except to say that she has hoped to learn more about life in Africa and to promote her child-focused "Be Best" platform.More news: Five officers shot in South Carolina, suspect now in custody
"Nobody discussed that with me, and I never heard him saying those comments, and that was anonymous source and I will leave that at that", she said.
The first lady was similarly immersed in the moment earlier at Nairobi National Park, where she had gone early Friday to highlight elephant conservation. "We have to look for her non-verbal cues sometimes. this was a puzzler".
The First Lady wore a pith helmet while on Safari in Kenya. To critics, the helmet is an unmistakable colonial symbol.
Pith helmets were originally worn by European explorers to cope with warm climates, and soon became a key part of commanding officers' uniforms.More news: Aston Martin shares start trading at $24, value company at $5.6B
And not just any hat-a white, colonial-era pith helmet that harkens back to a time when Africans were relentlessly exploited by Westerners. "It's a vibrant place where there's all sorts of innovation and creative problem-solving". Several large Kenyan news sites focused not on the safari fashion but on Trump's other attention-grabbing activity of the day: feeding baby elephants, and a fall broken by a Secret Service agent.
The Trump administration recently made a decision to again allow Americans to import the body parts of African elephants shot for sport. "(Also, she was photographed in safari attire multiple times on this trip)", a person tweeted.
During her trip, the First Lady's focus has been on humanitarian efforts, specifically those funded by U.S. government aid, and those that work to better the lives of children.More news: Golf fan blinded by wayward drive at Ryder Cup plans to sue