World Trumps decline offer of White House playset from Obamas

16:50  06 january  2017
16:50  06 january  2017 Source:   CBS News

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A White House official told Knoller that the playset had been offered to the Trumps for the president-elect’s son, Barron, who is 10 years old, as well as for his young grandchildren, but they passed on the offer . The official says the playset has been donated “to a local organization serving those in need.” The playset , outfitted with swings, a ladder a small climbing wall, stood a few yards down the path from the Oval Office. Mr. Obama passed it every time he walked to or from Marine One on the South Lawn.

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Those who spend a lot of time at the White House, like CBS News White House Correspondent Mark Knoller, may have noticed something missing Wednesday from the White House grounds.

The playset that belonged to Sasha and Malia Obama at the White House: playset11a.jpg © CBS News / Mark Knoller playset11a.jpg The playset installed in March 2009 for the Obama children, Malia and Sasha, has been removed. Sasha Obama was just eight years old when her father took office, and Malia was 10 years of age.

image001-1.jpg © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. image001-1.jpg A White House official told Knoller that the playset had been offered to the Trumps for the president-elect’s son, Barron, who is 10 years old, as well as for his young grandchildren, but they passed on the offer. The official says the playset has been donated “to a local organization serving those in need.”

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And despite Congress' involvement in approving any spending, such an approach might also open Trump to charges of circumventing the House and the Senate to take unilateral actions, something he repeatedly criticized President Barack Obama for doing. A spending bill including money for border construction could also provoke a legislative showdown given potential opposition from Senate Democrats. Trumps decline offer of White House playset from Obamas .

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The playset, outfitted with swings, a ladder a small climbing wall, stood a few yards down the path from the Oval Office. Mr. Obama passed it every time he walked to or from Marine One on the South Lawn. It was positioned right behind where the president and Vice President Biden were chatting Wednesday.

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