Halloween at the White House

President Donald Trump dressed up as himself, complete with his trademark red tie, for his first Halloween in the White House.

Trump and first lady Melania Trump greeted some of the 6,000 children and adults who were invited for trick-or-treating at the White House on Halloween eve.

Children from more than 20 schools in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia attended the festivities on the South Lawn, along with military families and members of unspecified community organizations. (AP)

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Halloween at the White House

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump give out Halloween treats to children at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Halloween at the White House

U.S. President Donald Trump reacts as he and First Lady Melania Trump (not pictured) give out Halloween treats to children at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Halloween at the White House

Halloween decoration is seen during an event hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Halloween at the White House

U.S. President Donald Trump attends a Halloween event at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Halloween at the White House

People attend a Halloween event hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Halloween at the White House

Halloween decoration is seen during an event hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Halloween at the White House

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R) accompanies children while U.S. President Donald Trump reacts as he and First Lady Melania Trump give out Halloween treats to children from the South Portico of the Washington, D.C. on Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Halloween at the White House

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump give out Halloween treats to children at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Halloween at the White House

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump give out Halloween treats to children at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Halloween at the White House

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump give out Halloween treats to children at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Halloween at the White House

Halloween decoration is seen during an event hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Halloween at the White House

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pose for a picture as they give out Halloween treats to children from the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Halloween at the White House

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump (not pictured) give out Halloween treats to children at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Halloween at the White House

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-o-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

Halloween at the White House

President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Halloween at the White House

Guests attend Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Halloween at the White House

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

Halloween at the White House

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

Halloween at the White House

Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, right, points out Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ costume, left, during an event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington welcoming children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween, Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)