Trump mentions 'bigger and better' economy, military funding during Easter Egg Roll speech
President Trump taught the kids at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll a really big number on Monday — $700 billion.
"Just think of $700 billion dollars because that's all going into our military this year," Trump said while addressing kids and their parents at the annual event on the White House lawn.
Trump spoke to the crowd from the Truman balcony flanked by First Lady Melania Trump and the White House Easter Bunny with its perpetually shocked face.
Trump seemed confused about how to reference the White House.
He thanked the White House Historical Association and everyone who works to keep "this incredible house or building or whatever you want to call it, because there really is no name for it," he said. "It is special and we keep it in tip-top shape. We call it sometimes tippy top shape and it's a great, great place."
Trump went on to tell the kids that this is a special year.
"Our country is doing great," he said. "Look at the economy. You look at what's happening. Nothing's ever easy, but we have never had an economy like we have right now and we are going to make it bigger and better and stronger.
"Our military is now at a level, will soon be at a level, that it's never been before. ... The funding of our military is so important and so many military people are with us today."
He talked about DACA with reporters, too, while surrounded by kids waiting for his autograph.
The bunny, though, stole the show.
Social media reminded everyone of the year former White House press secretary Sean Spicer wore the suit.
Media reported that Trump kept awkwardly referring to the Easter Bunny by his first name, which sounded like either "Gary" or "Barry," some noted.
That was not outgoing economic adviser Gary Cohn inside that furry white costume, right?
The giant bunny tends to freak out some kids and this year it did a number on one of the president's own grandkids.
"Great pic of some of the kids with the Easter Bunny just now at The White House. Chloe is missing because she’s apparently petrified of big bunnies and we found her hiding under a table to avoid any possible confrontation," Donald Trump Jr. posted to social media.