One of the callers patched through to the president was 7-year-old Collman Lloyd of Lexington, South Carolina. Cool. Here's what President Trump said to a child about Santa Claus on Monday. Trump asked Collman in a phone call. Trump listened for a moment before adding, "Because at 7, it's marginal, right?"
The youngster told the Post and Courier that she and her sister, 10, and brother, 5, had left iced sugar cookies and chocolate milk for Santa. She replied, "Yes sir".
"While we're fighting over funding, we're also building, and it's my hope to have this done, completed, all 500 to 550 miles, to have it either renovated or brand new by Election Day", he said. "And if you don't have that, then we're just not opening", he said.
Santa Claus is coming to town and NORAD knows when
A binational command of the USA and Canada, NORAD functions year-round to protect and monitor the skies of those two countries. On duty was Colonel Harry Shoup, who received a call from a child looking for Santa Claus.
The internet was fairly split in reaction: Some people found the quip amusing while others - not so much.
On Christmas Eve, the president and his wife Melania Trump were answering calls from children who phoned to the federal government's official "Santa Tracker", run by the North American Aerospace Defense Command for 63 years.
It was the night before Christmas, and U.S. President Donald Trump was on the phone with children, peppering them with questions about whether they were looking forward to the holiday. Several minutes later, she reported that Santa was far away in Morocco but would be at the caller's home on Christmas morning.
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Erica and Donald said that they were "in shock" that their daughter even got connected to the president on the NORAD line, explaining that they thought it would be a "recorded message".
"Well, honey, happy Christmas, and you just take care of yourself and say hello to your family, OK? It didn't bother me - I like to talk to my kids like adults", he told BuzzFeed. "But other than that, I wish everybody a very Merry Christmas". On Tuesday, the president said part of the government will remain shut down and everyone should expect it to stay that way until the Democrats meet his demands along the southern border. She asked another child if he or she had been good that year. "It's a barrier from people pouring into our country...a barrier from drugs", Trump told reporters in the Oval Office.
Winter storm to move through Minnesota beginning Wednesday
This year, a record number of people are traveling across the country, majority by auto , as winter storm Eboni looms. The southern mountains will benefit the most with 3-6 inches of snow. "Travel will be very hard to impossible".