PHOTOS: President Trump, Melania & Barron Head to Camp David

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U.S. President Donald J. Trump walks to Marine One with first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump, as they depart the White House for Camp David, June 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Getty)

President Donald Trump, his wife, Melania, and their 11-year-old son, Barron Trump, headed to Camp David for the weekend.

It’s the first time that President Trump has visited the presidential retreat since taking office, typically preferring to decamp to his estate in Palm Beach.

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Barron Trump has started making a fashion statement in his recent television appearances at his father’s side. First, he wore an “the expert” T-shirt – which subsequently sold out at J. Crew – and fiddled with a fidget spinner as he disembarked from a plane to move into the White House. He headed to Camp David wearing shorts with red and white athletic socks.

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It’s a reminder of how long it’s been since a boy was in the White House. You have to go back to John F. Kennedy Jr. and 1963, in fact.

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Barron appears to have undergone a growth spurt. (Getty)

Many recent presidents have had only daughters. The National Post says Barron Trump, 10, is also the second youngest child to live in the White House in 50 years, after Sasha Obama. Before JFK Jr., you have to go back to 1901 and the boys of Theodore Roosevelt to find sons young enough to live at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

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The Obamas, Clintons, Johnsons, and Nixons only had daughters. George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, did too. Other presidents – such as Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and George H.W. Bush – had sons, but they were adults by the time their fathers entered the White House. Donald Trump will become the oldest president inaugurated, but he’s one of the few recent presidents to have a son under 18 at the time he took office.

According to Fox News, Camp David is more “rustic” than Trump is probably used to; “The government-owned retreat is in Maryland’s Catoctin Mountains, just a short helicopter ride from Washington,” Fox reported, adding that it has been the site of many historic meetings.

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Viktor and Amalija Knavs, the parents of US First Lady Melania Trump, make their way to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on June 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Getty)

“Franklin Delano Roosevelt met British Prime Minister Winston Churchill there in 1943, reviewing plans for the invasion of Normandy. Jimmy Carter used it for peace talks between Egypt and Israel. George H.W. Bush’s daughter Dorothy, or ‘Doro,’ got married there,” Fox reported, adding that Barack Obama visited the retreat 39 times.

Trump, the First Lady, and their son, departed for Camp David on June 17, just in time to celebrate Father’s Day there. According to USA Today, the first lady’s parents, Viktor and Amalija Knavs, also went along to Camp David. They were seen with the First Family when Melania and Barron arrived in Washington D.C. earlier this month to move into the White House.

11 Comments

11 Comments

howulikedemapples

Jezz…there is just too much to comment on. Youngest son, but oldest by 60 yrs father (president)…Is the son getting commissions from J crew and fidget spinner mfrs? Pres has to slum it at non-Mar-La-Go accomodations because of his impending impeachment trail….lol So F***KED HE IS! And Father’s Day or Grandfather’s Day….lol My God. It isn’t for the money. Free Melania..what did you do? Poor lady now has to have sex with an oxygenarian (sp)…

JOHN MAYOR...

If my memory is serving me correctly, I believe that an “oxygenarian” is an “octogenarian” in need of oxygen, afterupon “nocturnal gaseous releases” under the covers!… and, an “oxymoron”, is one who willingly suffers such “nocturnal gaseous releases”, while feigning delight, while under the covers with said “octogenarian”!
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Please!… no emails!… Jesus is Lord!

Smith07

There will be no impeachment. Nothing at all to impeach on. President Trump will be just fine for the next 4 years. Worry about your own house and children- if you have any and mind your own business about the Presidents 10 year old son.

JOHN MAYOR...

Ah, yes!… the Camp named after the son of the Republican 34th President of the United States!… and whose VP, WAS RICHARD M. NIXON! I remember it well!… as I do WATERGATE! Soak up that retreat MR. POTUS!… it may be one of the few stopovers you’ll get to have!
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Please!… no emails!… Jesus is Lord!

Smith07

Jesus IS Lord and You are Not. President Trump will be just fine for the next 4 years.

Anonymous

Jesus is God Messenger.
Show me your bible where Jesus said
I’m your Lord
I’m a God
Whorship me

So, you worship the wrong God

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