Trump Faces Yet Another Crowd-Size Problem at First Easter Egg Roll

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The first family joined their guests on the South Lawn, as President Donald Trump, along with First Lady Melania, colored with kids as part of some of the day's activities. "Think of it, 139", Trump said when he welcomed the participants of the events. 21,000 people were expected to attend. "We are right on track", he said, speaking of the nation's strength under fewer than 100 days of his leadership.

Spicer really did play the White House Easter Bunny when he was a spokesman for the US Trade Representative under President George W. Bush in 2008.

The egg-rolling event, which dates to 1878, was smaller this year, down from 35,000 ticket holders last year.

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The event has been traditionally arranged by USA first ladies since 1878.

As the first family stood on the balcony overlooking the lawn for the American national anthem, both the First Lady and the couple's 10-year-old son Barron raised their hands over their hearts as a mark of respect.

The new president, who took office January 20, thanked the first lady for her efforts in organizing the children's event.

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Moments later, President Trump blew a whistle 3 times, each time sending groups of youngsters scurrying to deftly use a wooden spoon to maneuver their dyed egg several yards across the finish line.

Either way, it seems Mrs Trump will be a tremendous asset to her husband when she leaves her home in NY to join him in Washington.

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In the reading area, Mrs Trump read Party Animals, a story about celebrating differences written by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford.

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