Witches, Batgirl and Darth Vader storm White House as Trump hosts reporters’ kids for Halloween

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President Donald Trump talks with from left., Natalynn Parkinson, 6, Yume Inone, 6, and Phoebe Trabb, 7, who are dressed in their Halloween costumes in the Oval Office of the White House. (AP Photo)

President Donald Trump talks with from left., Natalynn Parkinson, 6, Yume Inone, 6, and Phoebe Trabb, 7, who are dressed in their Halloween costumes in the Oval Office of the White House. (AP Photo)

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More than a dozen costumed kids, including little witches and Princess Leias, a pint-sized Darth Vader, and a purple-haired unicorn gathered around the Resolute Desk, where the president handed out little boxes of White House Hershey’s Kisses. (AFP Photo)

More than a dozen costumed kids, including little witches and Princess Leias, a pint-sized Darth Vader, and a purple-haired unicorn gathered around the Resolute Desk, where the president handed out little boxes of White House Hershey’s Kisses. (AFP Photo)

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The president also dispensed plenty of compliments, congratulating the kids’ parents for doing a good job . (AP Photo)

The president also dispensed plenty of compliments, congratulating the kids’ parents for doing a good job . (AP Photo)

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US President Donald Trump gives out Halloween treats to children of members of press and White House staff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (REUTERS)

US President Donald Trump gives out Halloween treats to children of members of press and White House staff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (REUTERS)

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Trump also joked with the kids about their parents’ professions. ‘You going to grow up to be like your parents?’ he asked. ‘Don’t answer. That can only get me in trouble, that question,’ he joked. (AP Photo)

Trump also joked with the kids about their parents’ professions. ‘You going to grow up to be like your parents?’ he asked. ‘Don’t answer. That can only get me in trouble, that question,’ he joked. (AP Photo)

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President Donald Trump talks to children dressed in Halloween costumes after handing out candy to them in the Oval Office. (AP Photo)

President Donald Trump talks to children dressed in Halloween costumes after handing out candy to them in the Oval Office. (AP Photo)

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US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC. (AFP Photo)

US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC. (AFP Photo)

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The president will also be welcoming ghost and goblins to the South Lawn for trick-or-treating on the eve of Halloween on Monday. (AFP Photo)

The president will also be welcoming ghost and goblins to the South Lawn for trick-or-treating on the eve of Halloween on Monday. (AFP Photo)

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