President Trump, Melania watch total solar eclipse from White House balcony

Casey Dawson
August 23, 2017

This year, U.S. is experiencing total solar eclipse with 14 states falling under the path of totality.

The president of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump, looked directly at the solar eclipse on Monday without protective eyewear.

Shortly after walking outside, the president looked up at the sky, squinted and pointed upwards.

Trump will address the nation tonight at 9:00pm ET on the Afghanistan war.

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Politicians and citizens alike rushed to watch the phenomena, with the last coast-to-coast full solar eclipse being in 1979. Melania and Barron were also with the president on the balcony, but neither his wife nor his son seemed interested in risking their eyesight by looking at the event without any protection on their eyes.

The first family was joined by administration members, such as, Attorney General Jeff Session and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. "In a solar #eclipse, the moon passes between the sun & Earth & blocks all or part of the sun for up to about 3 hrs". There's no internal trigger that is going to let you know that you've looked at the sun for too long.

Even the smallest amount of exposure can cause blurry vision or temporary blindness. As Trump snuck a peek sans glasses, defying common sense and the advice of scientists, a bystander reportedly shouted: "Don't look". Any amount of looking at it is too long.

I honestly didn't think there could be a way Trump could embarrass us just by watching a solar eclipse.

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