Children encouraged to 'build the wall' at White House Halloween party, report says

Children encouraged to 'build the wall' at White House Halloween party, report says

Last week, children were invited to a White House party to celebrate Halloween, eat candy and help build Donald Trump's border wall.

In a report by Yahoo News, a mural had been erected in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, featuring the words 'Build the Wall.'

Children were then encouraged to build the said wall with their own personalised bricks, bearing their names. An anonymous source told Yahoo that people were "horrified. We were horrified."

Although the Eisenhower Executive Office isn't in the White House, it does stand across the street from the White House and is home to many West Wing staffers, including vice president, Mike Pence, families of executive-branch employees and VIP guests.

That being said, it is reported that many of those who attended the party were not members of the Trump administration and were not happy to see the wall mocked up as a party piece for children.

Photos have suggested that Pence was at the event but a spokesperson has said that he did not go beyond his own office, which is on the second floor, whereas the party was on the first floor.

Reaction online to the photos released by Yahoo has been that of shock and horror.

Incidentally, Trump's real-life wall isn't quite going according to plan, as reports have indicated that smugglers at the border have managed to easily cut through the barrier using saws.

HT Yahoo News

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