In it, she also revealed that her son Barron did at one point test positive for the disease as well, but did not exhibit any symptoms. To our great relief he tested negative, but again, as so many parents have thought over the past several months, I couldn’t help but think “what about tomorrow or the next day?”.
And in April 2018, he had made a rare public appearance at the annual White House Egg Roll. Barron hung back with his parents and watched his younger nieces and nephews race off to hunt for eggs.
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, St. Andrew's recently announced they will begin classes with a virtual-learning-only plan. In November 2018, the First Lady spoke at a forum at Liberty University, the institution founded by Jerry Falwell in Lynchburg, Virginia that has been crucial in shoring up Donald Trump's support on the religious right.
Melania was there to raise awareness about the opioid epidemic as part of her “Be Best” initiative, and she shared a few details about her family's life in the White House. That said, in the lead up to Super Bowl Sunday, President Trump said he'd have “a hard time” with letting his son play football.
While Barron’s official height isn’t publicly available, photos show he is as tall as (not taller than) the 6’2” President Trump. After months of living in New York City with his mom, Barron finally made the move to Washington, D.C. in June, halfway through the president's first year in office.
First Lady Melania Trump confirmed the news with a tweet saying, “Looking forward to the memories we'll make in our new home! Also, unknown: exactly how much it cost the New York City taxpayers to protect Melania and Barron during their time in Manhattan, making the decision to stay behind a controversial one.
Commonly reported it cost more than $1 million per day to provide security for President Trump and his family while he was still living in New York after the election. This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses.
His girlfriend and top Trump campaign official Kimberly Guilfoyle tested positive for the virus over the 4th of July weekend in South Dakota. White House staffers have also been affected by a number of COVID-19 outbreaks, including Chief of Staff Mark Meadows earlier this month.
Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, tested positive for the disease last month. The White House has hosted a number of events that eschewed social distancing guidelines, including a crowded Election Night party that Don Jr. attended.
Speaking with Fox News' Laura Ingraham last month, Don Jr. downplayed the severity of the pandemic, saying “the number is almost nothing because we have gotten control of this. The younger Giuliani attended a news conference with his father Thursday where the former New York City mayor and other members of Trump's legal team challenged the legitimacy of the 2020 election.
Good or bad, Donald Trump, his wife, and his children have capitalized on the reality star-turned-President's fame, and have launched themselves into positions of power and political authority. It seems that every day, we see the name Trump in the headlines, the stories almost always accompanied by intimate details and inside information.
Additionally, all three of the elder Trump children made appearances during their father's campaign; they spoke at both the 2016 and the 2020 RNC. At each convention, the siblings were joined by their sister, Tiffany Trump (from 45's marriage to Marla Maples), who made speeches supporting her father.
While Barron is significantly younger than his siblings, his low profile at these important political events is notable. Thanks to his mother's native country and language, Donald Trump's youngest son is multilingual; he speaks both Slovenian and English, as noted by Bustle.
Additionally, his mother told People in 2009 that Barron Trump also speaks French, making him at the time a trilingual toddler. According to Mary Jordan, the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Art of Her Deal (a book about Melania Trump and her life), Barron continues to speak to his mother in Slovenian to this day.
Jordan also revealed how Barron and Melania's conversations in Slovenian impact the President, who unlike his son, did not learn his wife's native language. In fact, Barron Trump has made sneakers one of his notable fashion statements since moving into the White House.
A couple of weeks earlier, he was spotted wearing a different pair of the shoes with what appear to be reflective detailing. While Melania also worried about exposing Barron to the scrutiny of the press, the pair finally moved to Washington, D.C. in June 2017.
According to People, she was reluctant to relocate in not just because of Barron's schooling, but also due to her love of New York City. Despite differences in political parties, several former first children have jumped to Barron Trump's defense when he was targeted by mean-spirited commentators.
“It's high time the media & everyone leaves Barron Trump alone & let him have the private childhood he deserves,” she wrote in another tweet. Clinton wasn't the only former first child to defend Barron's honor, either: Jenna Bush Eager told People that the unwarranted criticism from the Daily Caller made her angry.
When Donald Trump's youngest son was born in 2006, the tiny tot became the recipient of some pretty lavish baby gifts from A-list stars. For one, Dennis Basso sent the new baby a white mink coverlet, and famed journalist Barbara Walters sent him a massive stuffed dog, according to People.
Other friends reportedly sent a number of onesies to baby Barron, many that featured Donald's catchphrases from his Celebrity Apprentice days, including “You're Fired.” Oddly enough, some celebs who gifted baby Barron with presents are now staunch opponents of the President and his administration, most notably DeGeneres.
Honestly, we wonder if they remember mailing lavish gifts to baby Barron just 14 years ago. Many children have lived in the White House over the years, but for quite some time, only presidential daughters have resided at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
In fact, Donald Trump's youngest son was the first male child to move into the White House in over 50 years, according to CNN. When Donald won the election in 2016, presidential expert and author Kate Andersen Broker told CNN that Melania Trump would benefit from speaking to former First Ladies about their experiences raising children in the White House.
Most notably, after actor Peter Fonda tweeted that Barron should be removed from his family (in an attempt to bring attention to the immigration crisis in the United States), Melania reported him to the Secret Service, as noted by People. So when Stanford law professor Pamela Harlan made a derogatory comment about Barron during his father's impeachment trial, Melania fired back.
“A minor child deserves privacy and should be kept out of politics,” she tweeted, after the professor joked about Barron's lack of nobility. It's not uncommon for international leaders and governments to bestow gifts upon the President and his family as a gesture of good will.
According to The Washington Post, these gifts have “symbolized the friendship and journey shared between countries,” and are often seen as tools of international diplomacy. To that end, it may not come as much of a shock to learn that Donald Trump's youngest son received a horse from Mongolia in 2019.
According to Politico, Donald golfs frequently, and is often joined by family members, including Barron Trump and his siblings. Additionally, two sources close to the President revealed to the publication that he uses his golf weekends to bond with Barron.
Donald Trump's youngest son made his television debut at just 2 months old on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Additionally, Melania told King that Donald was great with the baby, and that he spent time with him every morning watching television and reading newspapers.
After their chat, King was introduced to Barron (who was very fussy at the time), and toured the Trump nursery, which was decked out with a beautiful crib and lots of stuffed animals. For one, in 2017, Barron Trump was fortunate enough to meet players from the D.C. United team while they were visiting the White House; he chatted with forward Patrick Mullins and midfielders Julian Butcher and Marcelo Surveys about the game.
“He was very knowledgeable about soccer, knew about D.C. United and was interested to know more,” Mullins told The Washington Post shortly after meeting Barron. Given that Donald Trump's youngest son doesn't appear in public too often, any changes to his height or stature are easily noticeable when he does.