US: 'Joshua Trump' bullied for his last name, invited to President's speech
Washington: An 11-year-old Sixth grader, Joshua Trump, is invited to US president’s Annual speech, here on Tuesday.
Joshua is passionate about science and animals and surprisingly isn’t a member of the president’s family.
The boy hails from Wilmington, Delaware, and has been bullied in school for his last name, according to a statement issued the White House.
“He appreciates science, art, and history,” the statement said.
“He also loves animals and hopes to pursue a related career in the future,” it continued, adding young Trump’s hero and best friend is his Uncle Cody, a member of the United States Air Force.
“Unfortunately, Joshua has been bullied in school due to his last name. He is thankful to the First Lady and the Trump family for their support,” the statement concluded.
The president, first lady, and the 535 members of Congress were permitted to invite guests to the annual speech, a key fixture in the American political calendar, where US leader tout their successes and outline goals.