On Monday morning, Donald and Melania Trump hosted the 139th annual White House Easter Egg Roll, and it went down in true Trumpian fashion, as press secretary Sean Spicer worked himself into his usual tangle trying to explain away the noticeably delayed preparation, reportedly low attendance, and now-predictable Trump gaffes.
Donald Trump was hosting his first Easter Egg Roll at the White House when he took to the balcony overlooking the mansion's lawns to hear a rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner.
The search for Easter eggs is one of the most emblematic traditions of the federal capital, established in 1878 by President Rutherford B. Hayes.
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The guest list includes military families, children from local schools and hospitals, and children of staff members. Planning seemed to get off to a late start, with the Trumps taking longer than previous administrations to announce Monday's date.
It is a great event that attracts more than 35,000 children from the Washington area, military families and people from Congress.
Moments later, the president blew a whistle three times, each time sending groups of youngsters to use a wooden spoon to push a dyed egg across a finish line.
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Also on hand for the event were the president's two older sons, Donald Jr. and Eric, along with their families.
Melania Trump reads the children's book Party Animals, a story about celebrating differences, written by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford. This year's 139th Easter Egg Roll is Trump's first Easter celebration after being hailed as the President of the United States.
Costumed characters roaming the grounds included Elmo from Sesame Street, Dr Seuss's Cat in the Hat and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
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