Trump High-Fives Youngster Who Volunteered to Mow White House Lawn

US President Donald Trump welcomes 11-years-old Frank Giaccio as he cuts the Rose Garden grass at the White House in Washington

But young entrepreneur Frank Giaccio of Falls Church, Virginia made a decision to dream big, and asked if he could bring his lawn-mowing business to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders shared Frank's letter at an August press briefing and announced that the president had accepted his offer.

"Even though I'm only 10, I would like to show the nation what young people like me are ready for", Giaccio wrote.

In the letter, Frank says he started his own business mowing neighbor's laws in Falls Church Virginia.

I half-expected Salon or maybe Slate to run this story under the headline, "Trump violates child labor laws at the White House". "We're lucky. That's the real future of the country", the president said. He also took Frank and his father to the Oval Office and showed them round, late tweeting to thank the boy.


The president clapped in approval as he walked toward Frank "FX" Giaccio, who was hard at work cutting the grass.

"Wow, great job, Frank", Trump said.

Trump went on to say that Frank "will be very famous, he's going to be a Navy SEAL someday, he's going to great things for our country".

Frank eschewed modern technology and used a traditional gas push mower to cut the lawn. I can bring extra fuel for the power mower and charged batteries for the weed whacker. "Then, I'll answer that", he said. And two Park Service employees confirmed that Frank did an excellent job.

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