President Trump and First Lady Melania start off the Easter Egg Roll with a whistle blow. Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images

The Trump family kicked off the White House's 140th annual Easter Egg Roll, organized by First Lady Melania Trump, on Monday morning.

Donald Trump Jr., Tiffany Trump and Barron Trump were all photographed joining in on the festivities.

And they're off.

Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images

Trump smiles with the Easter bunny.

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Donald Trump Jr. wears a pin that says "deplorable."

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The First Lady reads to children gathered on the White House South Lawn.

Tiffany Trump chats with attendees.

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Trump high-fives children at the crafts table.

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