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Donald and Melania Trump are attending their son Barron’s highschool commencement ceremony collectively in Florida on Friday as the previous president’s legal hush cash trial enters its last throes.

The former president and first girl stood within the stands at Oxbridge Academy in Palm Beach, Florida alongside Ms Trump’s father, Viktor Knavs, and different mother and father. Barron Trump, 18, is taking part within the ceremonial second, marking his official leaving from the personal faculty.

Shortly earlier than the ceremony started, Mr Trump posted on his social media platform, Truth Social, to announce his attendance.

“Great student, wonderful boy! Very exciting!!!” Mr Trump wrote.

His attendance was not assured after the hush cash trial choose didn’t instantly grant Mr Trump permission to attend the ceremony, spurring rants from the previous president on Truth Social final month. Mr Trump is required to attend proceedings in his trial underneath New York legal legislation.

It can also be the primary time that Mr Trump has been seen in public together with his spouse because the trial heard excruciating particulars from grownup movie star, Stormy Daniels, about her alleged affair with the previous president. Mr and Ms Trump had been married on the time. He has denied that the affair ever came about.

Former U.S. President Donald Trump and Melania Trump, attend the commencement ceremony of their son Barron Trump, in West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S. May 17, 2024 (Reuters)

The former first girl has not attended her husband’s legal trial in New York, although her identify was introduced up this week by Mr Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen when he took the stand.

Cohen alleged that it was Ms Trump who steered Mr Trump excuse his sexist language in a leaked Access Hollywood tape was “locker room talk”.

The Manhattan trial is ready to renew on Monday.

Soon after the commencement on Friday, Mr Trump is taking additional benefit of his day without work by heading to Minnesota for the GOP’s annual Lincoln Reagan dinner.

Barron was one among 116 seniors graduating from the personal faculty on Friday.

Oxbridge Academy mentioned the commencement ceremony was “private, by invitation only” because of the “heightened interest in this year’s event” in line with USA Today.

“We respectfully ask all media to refrain from coming to the school to allow for the safety of our graduates, family members, and other guests in attendance,” the college mentioned in a press release obtained by The Palm Beach Post.

Barron Trump, the son of former U.S. President Donald Trump, attends his commencement ceremony, in West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S. May 17, 2024. (Reuters)

The youngest Trump son is ready to attend faculty within the fall however it’s unclear the place he can be going. Mr Trump informed friends at Mar-a-Lago just lately that his son is contemplating a number of schools.

The former president has not revealed what his son can be majoring in or if he has any profession aspirations to date.

Politics could also be an possibility for Barron as he was just lately chosen, by Florida’s Republican Party, to be one of many state’s 41 at-large delegates tasked with nominating his father because the Republican presidential candidate on the annual GOP conference.

While Barron was “honored” to be chosen, the previous first girl mentioned in a press release that her son, regretfully, can not attend the conference in July as a result of “prior commitments”.