Melania And Barron Trump Are Moving Into The White House

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Melania And Barron Trump Are Moving Into The White House

The family are reuniting in summer...

One of the many areas of speculation, following Donald Trump’s inauguration in January, was his wife Melania’s living arrangement.

The new-ish First Lady broke from tradition by deciding to stay at Trump Towers in New York to allow their son Barron to finish his school year. Now it's been confirmed they'll be joining Donald this summer.

Melania’s communications director Stephanie Grisham said of the rumours she’ll be relocating to Washington: ‘That has always been the plan, so yes it’s true’.

Her senior adviser Stephanie Wolkoff said: 'Mrs. Trump is honoured to serve this country and is taking the role and responsibilities of the First Lady very seriously'.

Her initial decision not to move into the White House was met with mixed reviews. While some applauded her for being a good mother and prioritising the needs of her 11-year-old child, others saw it as an unwillingness to take on the Flotus role and disagreed with the mounting costs of having them in different cities.

It's said the plane she used to travel to Mar-a-Lago over the Easter weekend to meet Donald cost $15,846 an hour, which will likely be funded by taxpayers' money.

Following a story published in US Weekly, headed ‘Separate Lives’, Donald said: ‘Melania goes back and forth and once Barron finishes school, it’s hard to take a child out of school with a few months left, she and Barron will be moving over to the White House’.

As part of her role, Melania has been prepping the White House and building a team — including interior designer Tham Kannalikham, who said: 'I am honored by the opportunity to be working with the First Lady to make the White House feel like home'.

Barron, the President's youngest child, will be the first son to live in the White House since John F. Kennedy Jr.

Their move date and which school Barron will go to is TBC.

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