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President Donald Trump does not spend enough time with his youngest son, Barron.

That's what Tennessee Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen tweeted on New Year's Eve, reports the Daily Mail. 

"He golfs when he could be reading or be in church or be with his family," Cohen wrote. "Never see him with Barron. You'd think he'd be golfing with Dad occasionally but narcissists only engage in activities where they are the show."  

Cohen's tweet was countered by some social media users who pointed out that Barron recently posed with other Trumps at the family's Mar-a-Lago getaway, with the president visible in the background of the picture, proving that father and son were at least in the same room together.

In response, Cohen simply referred to Donald Trump as "Our child President."

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During the president's first year in office, Cohen has been one of his fiercest critics, having recently introduced articles of impeachment which failed to pass the House.  

His MSNBC appearance on New Year's Eve was punctuated by a blunt reference to Donald Trump as the "most despicable human being to ever reside at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue."

No stranger to inflammatory rhetoric, Cohen in 2011 compared Republicans to Nazis for their repeated attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

"The Germans said enough about the Jews and the people believed it and you had the Holocaust. You tell a lie over and over again. And we've heard on this floor, government takeover of health care," Cohen said at the time.

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He later said that he regretted the remarks and had not intended to "diminish the horror of the Nazi Holocaust."

As for Barron Trump, during his father's first year as president, he has mostly remained out of the spotlight.

He accompanied his mother, first lady Melania Trump, in a photo op for the official arrival of the White House Christmas tree on Nov. 20.

The following day, he appeared alongside his father during the National Thanksgiving Turkey Pardoning Ceremony on Nov. 21.

Town And Country magazine has compiled a few facts about Barron Trump. 

For example, at his former residence, the Trump Tower penthouse in Manhattan, the first son had a whole floor to himself.

He's fluent in both English and Slovene, the latter being his mother's native tongue. 

He is the first son to live at the White House since John F. Kennedy, Jr.  Donald Trump's three predecessors -- former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton -- all had daughters who lived at the White House.

Over the past 35 years, every president's child has attended the Sidwell Friends School, but Barron Trump is attending St. Andrew's in Potomac, Maryland, which the first lady praised for "its diverse community and commitment to academic excellence." 

And much has been made of Barron Trump's height. Although it has not been officially revealed, photos suggest that he is about as tall as the first lady, who is 5-foot 11 inches without heels.

Sources: Daily Mail, Town And Country / Featured Image: The White House/Flickr / Embedded Images: Steve Cohen/Twitter via Daily Mail

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