With Trump's relationship with the public already in question, the Easter Egg Roll would prove as an opportunity to convince other's that he is one with the American people. It was his first Easter egg roll, and he said while he and his father Jack waited for Trump to appear that the experience had been "great".
On early Monday April 17, hundreds of children, military children and Congressional staff filled the White House gardens to search for eggs at the traditional Easter party. Think of it, 139, " Trump said Monday.
US First Lady Melania Trump has reminded President Donald Trump to put his hand over his heart during the National Anthem.
A little rain didn't stop the White House from hosting the biggest event of the year.
"We will be stronger and bigger and better as a nation than ever before", said Trump, before wishing the crowd a happy Easter under overcast skies in Washington. We are right on track.
"She wanted to get back to the tradition, so we're bringing back some traditional elements, like military bands, and focusing on the family itself", Stephanie Grisham, Melania Trump's communications director, told CNN.
They were standing with youngest son Baron on the White House balcony facing the south lawn before addressing several thousand families and children there to attend the festivities.
The children attending the event, some wearing red caps with Trump's campaign slogan "Make America Great Again" on them, took part in the race and egg hunt, decorated cookies, wrote thank-you letters to United States soldiers and participated in other fun activities.
A joke about President Donald Trump's obsession with the crowd size at his inaugural ceremony, found its way in someone's tweet. According to Grisham, kids who attended the previous Easter Egg Rolls in the White House were not given the chance to enjoy all the activities as the grounds were too crowded.