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Trump greets tourists at the White House and kisses a baby

  • President Trump surprised visitors at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue on Thursday
  • When he walked into the room flanked by Secret Service members he made a beeline to pick up a baby whose mother was willing to pass her to him
  • The crowd applauded and cheered: ‘We love you!’ 
  • After 30-seconds he said: ‘Enjoy the White House everybody’ and exited 

President Trump surprised a group of tourists at the White House on Thursday with a quick hello – but he still found time for that classic photo-op beloved of all politicians – kissing a baby.

The smiling president was captured on video flanked by his Secret Service detail emerging from a door inside the West Wing as the tour party was being guided through.

The gathered group, erupts into applause and some of the crowd shout out, ‘We love you!’ and ‘God bless you, Mr. President!’

It is then that the president spots the baby and immediately makes a beeline for the child. 

He takes her from her mother, who seems happy to hand her over to the president, and kisses her on the head.

‘Enjoy the White House, everybody,’ he says to the crowd.

A video shows Trump entering the room to cheers and applause from a group of tourists visiting the White House on Thursday

The president makes a beeline for a baby girl whose mother is happy to hand her over

The president makes a beeline for a baby girl whose mother is happy to hand her over

The father of five holds the adorable child up and gives her a kiss on the head

The father of five holds the adorable child up and gives her a kiss on the head

A Welsh tourist named Sacha Davies posted video of the encounter on Instagram with the caption: ‘Hey Guys I met @realdonaldtrump.’

Trump also surprised White House guests in March and April.

The father of five is no novice when it comes to babies. At several campaign rallies and events he is photographed with infants.

Trump kisses a baby during a campaign rally in November in Tampa, Florida

Trump kisses a baby during a campaign rally in November in Tampa, Florida

In June at the White House Trump holds a baby as he welcomes the Clemson Tigers, the 2016 NCAA Football National Champions

In June at the White House Trump holds a baby as he welcomes the Clemson Tigers, the 2016 NCAA Football National Champions

At a New Hampshire campaign rally Trump holds a baby at the end of a rally in February 2016

At a New Hampshire campaign rally Trump holds a baby at the end of a rally in February 2016

A woman with her baby shows excitement when the Republican presidential candidate greets them at a rally in Alabama

A woman with her baby shows excitement when the Republican presidential candidate greets them at a rally in Alabama

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