Jun 12, 2017

Melania and Barron move to the White House

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"Melania Trump, son Barron move into the White House," by AP's Darlene Superville:

  • "After nearly five months of living apart, President Donald Trump's wife, Melania, announced Sunday that she and the couple's young son have finally moved into the presidential mansion."
  • "Mother and son broke with tradition by living at Trump Tower in New York since the inauguration so that Barron, now 11, could finish the school year uninterrupted."
  • The first lady tweeted: "Looking forward to the memories we'll make in our new home! #Movingday."
  • "Barron will enter the sixth grade at St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Potomac, Maryland, in the fall."

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