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The Youngest Trump Enters the Political Spotlight

Barron, 18, attends his first rally for his father, gets a big ovation

(Newser) - When Donald Trump spoke at a rally in Miami on Tuesday night, he acknowledged a first—the presence of his youngest child, Barron. "That's the first time he's done it," Trump said of the 18-year-old, per the Palm Beach Post . As cheers grew, the former president...

Barron Trump Is Making His Political Debut
Melania's Office: Barron
Won't Be RNC Delegate

Melania's Office: Barron Won't Be RNC Delegate

18-year-old 'regretfully declines ... due to prior commitments,' per office of former first lady

(Newser) - Looks like we're not going to get to see Barron Trump's political debut this summer after all. It was announced earlier this week that former President Trump's youngest son would serve as an at-large Florida delegate to the Republican National Convention, but new word from the office...

'New Reality' for Trump: Judge Sets His Schedule
'New Reality' for Trump:
Judge Sets His Schedule

'New Reality' for Trump: Judge Sets His Schedule

Former president is chafing at restrictions imposed in New York trial

(Newser) - As his hush-money trial continues in New York, Donald Trump is confronting what Kyle Cheney at Politico calls a "jarring new reality" for the former president: "Criminal defendants don't get to set their own schedules." On three different occasions Monday, Judge Juan Merchan sounded a pessimistic...

Melania 'Doesn't Sympathize' With Trump's Mess: Report

Former first lady is said to still be 'angry' about Stormy Daniels hubbub but is 'leading her own life'

(Newser) - As the world waits to see if the first indictment against a former US president is coming, one person close to Donald Trump is said to not be particularly understanding about his situation. Wife Melania Trump "doesn't sympathize with Donald's plight" over an alleged hush money payment...

Trump Brings Up Barron's COVID Case at Rally

'People have it, and it goes,' president said at Des Moines rally

(Newser) - The world found out Wednesday that 14-year-old Barron Trump had COVID-19 at the same time his parents did, though his case was an asymptomatic one. News of the diagnosis came via a statement from Melania Trump, but President Trump himself discussed it at a Wednesday night rally—while pushing for...

First Lady: Barron Trump Tested Positive for Virus

She says he didn't show any symptoms

(Newser) - Melania Trump says her 14-year-old son, Barron, tested positive for the coronavirus but did not show any symptoms. The White House initially said he had tested negative, after both of his parents tested positive earlier this month, the AP reports. The first lady said Wednesday that subsequent testing showed Barron...

Biden Is Negative. Here's Who Else Is Getting Tested
What the Virus's Timeline
Could Mean for Trump
the rundown

What the Virus's Timeline Could Mean for Trump

Complications generally don't set in for many days

(Newser) - President Trump and Melania Trump's positive coronavirus tests have kicked off a flurry of testing among the political elite—followed by a midday sigh of relief from Democrats following news that Joe Biden tested negative. The New York Times has confirmation by way of his campaign. Meanwhile, one other...

Barron Trump's School Gets the OK to Open

Gov. Larry Hogan overturned Montgomery County mandate to close private schools through Oct. 1

(Newser) - President Trump has been quite vocal about his desire to see schools open amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, an order from the Maryland governor may see Trump partly get his wish in one part of that state, in a decision that could affect his own son. On Friday, an order...

No In-Person Classes for Barron Trump: Official

His Maryland county puts the kibosh on private schools

(Newser) - President Trump's son Barron won't be attending his private school in September after a COVID-19 directive from health officials, Business Insider reports. Travis Gayles—head of public health services in Montgomery County, Maryland—issued a statement Friday that affects St. Andrew's Episcopal School, where Barron is set...

Biographer: Melania Stalled WH Arrival to Rework Prenup

Unauthorized bio by 'WaPo' journo Mary Jordan says first lady is more like Trump 'than it appears'

(Newser) - The "untold story" of Melania Trump is on the horizon, and the White House isn't happy. The Art of Her Deal , an unauthorized biography of the first lady by Washington Post journalist Mary Jordan, is out Tuesday, and the Post has a copy. In the nearly 300-page book...

Barron Trump Is Now Taller Than Both Parents

13-year-old could be tallest-ever White House resident

(Newser) - The tallest president in US history was Abraham Lincoln, at 6 feet 4 inches—but Barron Trump might end up being the tallest resident of the White House. President Trump's youngest son, who turned 13 in March, has shot up in height in recent months, USA Today reports. Photos...

Barron Trump Gets Rather Large Gift From Mongolia

Horse named Victory will stay in the country

(Newser) - It's a "Victory" for President Trump's youngest son, Barron. The White House says Mongolia's government has gifted the 13-year-old with a horse, which has been named Victory. Press secretary Stephanie Grisham says the Trumps are "very grateful" for the horse, which will remain in Mongolia....

Trump: Football 'Dangerous,' Wouldn't Egg Barron to Play

But president says he wouldn't stand in way if soccer-loving son wanted to play

(Newser) - Football is "really tough" and "a dangerous sport," and for President Trump, it's a "very tough question" when it comes to 12-year-old son Barron playing it. Asked in a CBS News interview airing just ahead of the Super Bowl if he'd allow his son...

Melania Trump Tweets Message to Chelsea Clinton

A note of thanks after former first daughter came to Barron Trump's defense

(Newser) - While the tension between certain Clintons and Trumps continues to get press , other members of the two families are supporting and praising each other. Chelsea Clinton took to Twitter Monday to defend 11-year-old Barron Trump from harsh criticism of his clothing choices by a conservative website, which was soon followed...

After Website Blasts Barron's Clothes, Chelsea Goes to Bat

Clinton daughter stands up for first son after Daily Caller ripped his attire choice

(Newser) - If anyone understands what it's like to be a first child living in the White House, it's Chelsea Clinton. So it's not surprising she was one of many who came to Barron Trump's defense after a conservative website dressed him down—for wearing khaki shorts and...

Trump Suggests Clinton Has Influence Over FBI Director

Wrongly claims Clinton donated to Jill McCabe campaign

(Newser) - President Trump lobbed plenty of accusations before breakfast Tuesday, one of which was that Hillary Clinton has influence over the acting FBI director. On Twitter , Trump also continued his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions for taking "a VERY weak position on Hillary Clinton crimes (where are E-mails &...

Melania, Barron Are Now White House Residents

He's the first boy to live there since 1963

(Newser) - The Trump family is now under the same roof and, for the first time since John F. Kennedy Jr. in 1963, there's a boy living in the White House: Barron Trump and mom Melania moved in on Sunday evening. They stayed in New York City for months after President...

Trump Responds to Gruesome Griffin Photo

Comedian 'should be ashamed of herself'

(Newser) - Kathy Griffin continues to take heat for posing for a photo with what looks like the severed head of President Trump, though Trump himself was late in weighing in. That changed early Wednesday, when Trump fired up his Twitter and—after a tweet referencing "covfefe" and a couple of...

Trumps Break With Tradition on Barron's New School

He'll go to St. Andrew's, the first modern-day first kid to not attend Sidwell Friends

(Newser) - Melania and Barron Trump are prepping for their big move to the nation's capital from New York City, where they remained after President Trump's inauguration so the 11-year-old could finish out the school year. And the Washington Post reports Barron's new school has been chosen: St. Andrew’...

SNL Writer Suspended Over Barron Trump Tweet

Katie Rich had joked Barron Trump would become 'homeschool shooter'

(Newser) - The Saturday Night Live writer who penned a since-deleted tweet mocking Donald Trump's 10-year-old son has been suspended from her duties on the show. Katie Rich tweeted Friday that Barron Trump "will be this country's first homeschool shooter." The tweet was swiftly condemned; Rich deleted it...

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