Donald Trump’s Son Barron Struggled to Stay Awake During Father’s Presidential Victory Speech and Twitter Loved It


It was no doubt the most exciting night of Donald Trump’s life when he was voted in as the 45th president of the United States on Tuesday, November 8, but his own son Barron could barely keep his eyes open.

Donald Trump and Barron Trump
Donald Trump with his son Barron during his election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown on Nov. 9, 2016, in New York City. Mark Wilson/Getty Images

The billionaire businessman’s 10-year-old boy struggled to stay awake during his dad’s victory speech, and his hilarious sleepy antics have made him an internet sensation.

Twitter went wild when he was captured swaying and accidentally rolling his eyes as he desperately tried to stop himself nodding off while Trump stood proudly at the podium.

Perhaps it was the 70-year-old’s talk of dreaming of things for our country that set him off, or it could have been the fact it was 3 a.m.

Whatever the reason, he wasn’t cut any slack, and social media users immediately began making jokes about it.

“When your own son doesn’t even wanna see you become #president,” one user commented.

“Barron Trump is ready to get home and play COD MW remastered and his dad just keeps on talking,” wrote another.

Several people said he should have been in bed, while others joked that good parenting is not Trump’s policy.

Check out the funny reactions to the first son below.

In his first speech as president-elect Trump said: “It is time for us to come together as one united people.”

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