Trump gets nudge from Melania to raise hand for National Anthem

So much for “America First.”

President Trump broke another pledge after having to be reminded — with an apparent nudge from his wife — to place his hand over his heart during the National Anthem Monday morning.

Video shows First Lady Melania Trump and the couple’s 11-year-old son, Barron, lifting their hands to their chests as the first notes of “The Star Spangled Banner” waft over the White House Easter Egg Roll.

Five seconds in, the President raises his own hand after his wife appears to deliver a light bump with her free wrist.

Trump’s first Easter celebration as commander-in-chief, launching Monday at 7:30 a.m., was expected to draw 21,000 people — a markedly smaller crowd than former President Barack Obama’s final year in office, when about 35,000 congregated on the South Lawn.

“Looking forward to hosting the annual Easter Egg Roll at the @WhiteHouse on Monday!” Melania Trump tweeted Friday.

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