Trump kids reportedly told father to back off on Obama attacks
If rumors are true, it appears that Donald Trump’s kids are not big fans of their father’s political Twitter rants.
The trio reportedly sat down with Trump in an effort to get him to scale back on racially-charged attacks against President Barack Obama.
According to a New York Daily News source, Eric, Donald Jr. and Ivanka decided to address the business mogul’s presidential bashing during a mid-October meeting.
“The three of them met and went to see their dad in his Fifth Ave. office. They showed a lot of respect, but told him he’s worked too long and too hard to build up the reputation he has. They understand completely he’s always been outspoken and that he likes attention, but this is too much,” a source said.
Trump has made it clear that he doesn’t support the president. He called for a “revolution” soon after President Obama was re-elected. He also released a video around the same time the alleged meeting with his children took place, offering Obama $5 million if he released his college application and passport records to prove his citizenship.
Trump disputed the Daily News report this weekend.
He tweeted, “My kids never negatively discussed my criticism of President Obama with me or anyone…it’s not in their nature!”
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His rep backed the claim, calling the story “completely untrue.”
“They would never ever do that. It never happened,” the rep said of the meeting.
But the anonymous source said the Trump kids are concerned for themselves since they are set to inherit their father’s empire.
“They told him you can’t throw this all away on this nonsense,” the source said. “They want their dad to get respect and then the whole family does well.”
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