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WATCH: President Trump, Melania Trump set to host Halloween event at the White House

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The first couple is set to host a Halloween event at the White House on Monday afternoon, opening the South Lawn to "ghosts and goblins of all ages."

Children from 20 schools in the Washington D.C., Maryland Virginia areas -- as well as those from military families and community organizations -- are expected to attend.

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