White House Makes It Loud and Clear - Lay Off Barron Trump

Playing Leave Barron Alone: White House Warns Against Making Fun Of Trump's Youngest Son

The White House has come to the defense of Barron Trump following online ridicule the 10-year-old has faced in recent days.

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Barron has been the target of mean tweets and cruel jokes on social media since the inauguration.

“It is a longstanding tradition that the children of presidents are afforded the opportunity to grow up outside of the political spotlight," the White House said in a statement Tuesday. "The White House fully expects this tradition to continue."

On Monday, a Saturday Night Live writer was suspended for a nasty tweet about the first boy.

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Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is also in Barron’s corner, tweeting Sunday: "Barron Trump deserves the chance every child does — to be a kid.”

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