Chelsea Clinton defends Barron Trump: He deserves the chance ‘to be a kid’

Chelsea Clinton knows firsthand that growing up in the political spotlight can be tough, and now she’s standing up for President Donald Trump‘s 10-year-old son Barron


Chelsea Clinton is standing up for the newest inductee into the first children’s club.

The former first daughter and vice chair of the Clinton Foundation took to social media Sunday, tacitly condemning the online jabs directed at President Donald Trump’s 10-year-old son, Barron, and urging the public to remember that the child is just that: A child.

“Barron Trump deserves the chance every child does — to be a kid,” Clinton wrote.

But while Clinton maintained that first children should be shielded from bearing the brunt of criticism for their parents’ political choices, she did acknowledge that safeguarding children’s innocence means holding the current administration accountable and challenging policies that undermine children’s health and well-being.

“Standing up for every kid also means opposing