From a distance, the Trumps greeted hundreds of unicorns, skeletons and even a pint-sized version of themselves during the bash, which ran from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. yesterday, the Associated Press reports.
To ensure the health and safety of guests and staff during the Halloween festivities, extra measures such as facemasks, social distancing and hand sanitizer were put into place. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
In the fight against COVID-19, the trick-or-treaters — children from military families, frontline workers and others — received sweets separately while walking along a path on the South Lawn, with hand sanitizer available along the route.
In years past, the president and first lady would personally dole out the candy (with Trump even placing it atop a costumed child's head last year).