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Eric Trump's Baby Visits Oval Office (Photo)

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A photo of President Donald Trump's newborn grandson sitting behind the desk at the Oval Office has sparked some backlash from social media users.

Eric Trump, 33, took his newborn son, Luke, to the White House on Dec. 14, the Daily Mail reported. He sat the child down on the president's huge red leather chair behind the desk in the Oval Office.

Eric Trump took a photo of Luke and shared it on Instagram. Luke, who is less than a year old, is seen wearing a light blue outfit while just barely peeking over the president's desk in front of him.

"Little Luke is working hard to #MakeAmericaGreatAgain," Eric Trump wrote as the caption.

Reactions to the photo were mixed. While some social media users found the photo op adorable, others found it disrespectful to the president's office. Some even seized it as another opportunity to make a dig at Donald Trump.

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"It seems the Trumps are abusing the sanctity of the oval office. Who elected this person, nobody and why is he using it to stage family photoshoots," wrote one user. "Trump needs to be fired, [Mueller] come on get the low down on this guy in the [White House].

"For 10 months the chair behind that desk has been vacant, finally [there's] someone with more than one brain cell sitting behind that desk," wrote another.

"Makes sense, we do have a baby running the country," joked one user, while another commented: "The kid probably works more than grandpa."

Other users brought up previous photo ops of former President Barack Obama.

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"And Obama was called out for putting his feet up. This family treats the office like a daycare," wrote one user.

"They would have blasted Obama for letting his kids sit behind that desk," added another. "But the kid probably does a better job than Trump."

Still, some users defended the Trumps.

"Aw, come on--how can you be grumpy about a baby picture?" asked one user.

"Adorable, stop the hate and accept this as a cute innocent moment," wrote another.

"He is so innocent and handsome little baby," added another commenter. "But to publish the photo in the chair? Keep it for your archive!"

Meanwhile, Donald Trump recently made headlines for misspelling the word "media" in a tweet.

"Wow, more than 90% of Fake News Media coverage of me is negative, with numerous forced retractions of untrue stories," the president tweeted on Dec. 13. "Hence my use of Social Media, the only way to get the truth out. Much of Mainstream Meadia has become a joke!"

Sources: Daily Mail, Donald J. Trump/Twitter / Featured Image: The U.S. National Archives/Flickr / Embedded Images: Instagram via Daily Mail, Obama White House/Flickr

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