Donald Trump responds to 'SNL' writer's Barron Trump tweet: 'It's a disgrace'

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President Donald Trump sat down with Fox News' Sean Hannity at the White House on Thursday for an interview in which he finally addressed the controversial tweet about his son, Barron, made by "Saturday Night Live" writer Katie Rich.

"It's a disgrace," the president said during the interview, which will air on the host's Fox News show "Hannity" at 10 p.m.

"He's a great boy," Trump said of his 10-year-old son. "And it's not an easy thing for him. Believe me."

Trump also repeated criticisms he's made of the NBC sketch show in the past, saying, "it's a failing show, it's not funny, Alec Baldwin's a disaster."

Rich was suspended indefinitely from the show on Monday after tweeting an offensive remark about Barron Trump over the weekend. The writer posted — then deleted — a tweet on Friday in which she joked that Donald Trump's youngest son could become the country's first "homeschool shooter."

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Birthday: March 20, 2006

Pictured: Donald Trump's 10-month-old son Barron walks with the help of his mother Melania after his father was honored with the 2,327th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, CA.

Full name: Barron William Trump 

Pictured: Donald Trump and baby Barron Trump during The Associates Committee of The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's 16th Annual Bunny Hop at FAO Schwarz in New York.

There are theories about the origin of his name.

Trump has reportedly used the name "John Barron" to field media requests since his early business days, yet people remain curious about why he decided on the name "Barron" for his son. Trump biographer Michael Dantonio has said it's a reference to Barron Hilton, the son of the Hilton Hotels founder, while another Trump biography writer guesses that the name hints at Trump's desire for royal German ancestry.

Pictured: Donald, Melania and Barron attend the 17th Annual Bunny Hop at FAO Schwarz on March 11, 2008.

He has four siblings.

Barron has two half sisters, Tiffany and Ivanka, and two half brothers, Donald Jr. and Eric.

Pictured: Barron pumps fists with his older brother Donald Trump, Jr. on the final night of the Republican National Convention.

He moisturizes with face caviar.

Melania Trump has said she uses "Caviar Complex C6 moisturizer" from her own skincare line to moisturize her son's face every night.

Pictured: Barron Trump attends the 18th annual Bunny Hop to benefit the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at FAO Schwartz on March 3, 2009.

Barron has grown up with a nanny.

While Melania has previously said she is with Barron "all the time," there is also a woman who lives with the Trump's and -- as Donald Trump puts it --- "works with Barron."

Pictured: Melania Trump and her son Barron Trump attend the 19th annual Bunny Hop hosted by the Associates Committee of The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at FAO Schwarz on March 9, 2010 in New York City.

His nickname is "Little Donald."

Barron is often see dressed similarly to his father, in white shirt and blazer.

Pictured: Barron Trump plays the drums during a Valentine's Day event in 2004.

He attends Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in Manhattan.

Pictured: Donald Trump points out falling balloons to his wife Melania and son Barron as he stands with running-mate Governor Mike Pence at the end of the final session of the 2016 Republican National Convention.

His White House presence would be historic.

Should he move there, 10-year-old Barron would be the youngest and first president's son in the White House since John. F. Kennedy, Jr.

Pictured: Barron Trump is hugged by Tiffany Trump at the 2016 Republican National Convention.

He has an entire floor of Trump Tower to use as his living room.

Melania has said that Barron has his own floor of their New York City penthouse. In a Parenting inteview, she noted that allowing him to draw on the walls helped fuel his creativity.

Pictured: Businessman Donald Trump, son Barron, and wife Melania at the Trump Invitational Grand Prix at Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach, Florida, January 4, 2015.

Barron and Melania will stay in New York for the time being.

Barron will at least finish out the school year in New York City before a decision is made about their pending transition to the White House.

Pictured: Barron and Melania Trump stand on stage after Republican president-elect Donald Trump delivered his acceptance speech at the New York Hilton Midtown in the early morning hours of November 9, 2016 in New York City.

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Rich later issued an apology for the joke via Twitter: "I sincerely apologize for the insensitive tweet. I deeply regret my actions & offensive words. It was inexcusable & I'm so sorry."

Last year, First Lady Melania Trump, threatened a lawsuit over a video posted to YouTube, which suggested that Barron was autistic. The following day, the man who posted the video to YouTube, James Hunter, pulled it and issued an apology, calling it "false, defamatory and malicious."

"In the video, I suggested Barron Trump might suffer from autism. That is in fact 100 percent false," Hunter said. "It was incredibly irresponsible of me to diagnose Barron Trump using a selection of misleading videos."

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Hollywood, UNITED STATES: US billionaire Donald Trump (L), his wife Melania and their 10-month-old son Barron listen to speeches after he was honored with the 2,327th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, CA, 16 January 2007. AFP PHOTO/Gabriel BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
Hollywood, UNITED STATES: US billionaire Donald Trump's 10-month-old son Barron walks with the help of his mother Melania after his father was honored with the 2,327th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, CA, 16 January 2007. AFP PHOTO/Gabriel BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
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View of Barron Trump (son of Donald and Melania Trump) as he plays the drums during a Valentine's Day event, February 14, 2009. (Photo by Davidoff Studios/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 08: US Open 2008. Sunday. Mens Finals: Roger Federer defeats Andy Murray in straight sets. Donald Trump with wife Melania Trump-Trump and possible son Barron William Trump. (Photo by Howard Earl Simmons/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY, NY - OCTOBER 31: Melania Knauss and Barron William Trump attend Hudson Cornelius Heinemann Celebrates His First Birthday at DOUBLES on October 31, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by A SCOTT/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
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NEW YORK - MARCH 09: Melania Trump and her son Barron Trump attend the 19th annual Bunny Hop hosted by the Associates Committee of The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at FAO Schwarz on March 9, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MARCH 03: (L-R) Barron Trump and Melania Trump attend the 18th annual Bunny Hop to benefit the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at FAO Schwartz on March 3, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MARCH 03: Barron Trump attends the 18th annual Bunny Hop to benefit the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at FAO Schwartz on March 3, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
Businessman Donald Trump and son Barron at the Trump Invitational Grand Prix at Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach, Florida, January 4, 2015. (Photo by Michele Eve Sandberg/Corbis via Getty Images)
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Businessman Donald Trump, son Barron, and wife Melania at the Trump Invitational Grand Prix at Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach, Florida, January 4, 2015. (Photo by Michele Eve Sandberg/Corbis via Getty Images)
Incoming U.S. first lady Melania Trump and son Barron attend the presidential inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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MSG: President-elect Donald Trump talks with his son Barron (C), his wife Melania (2nd R) and his daughter Ivanka (R) at his election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Republican president-elect Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech as his son Barron Trump and wife Melania Trump looks on during his election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown in the early morning hours of November 9, 2016 in New York City. Donald Trump defeated Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Barron Trump and his mother Melania Trump stand on stage after Republican president-elect Donald Trump delivered his acceptance speech at the New York Hilton Midtown in the early morning hours of November 9, 2016 in New York City. Donald Trump defeated Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21: (L-R) Tiffany Trump, Barron Trump, Melania Trump and Donald Trump Jr. listen to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump deliver his speech on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicked off on July 18. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21: (L-R) Barron Trump, Melania Trump and Donald Trump Jr. listen to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump deliver his speech on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicked off on July 18. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21: (L-R) Tiffany Trump, Barron Trump and Melania Trump listen to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump deliver his speech on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicked off on July 18. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21: Lara Yunaska, Tiffany Trump and Barron Trump listen to Ivanka Trump speak during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicked off on July 18. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: Supreme Court Justice John Roberts (2L) administers the oath of office to U.S. President Donald Trump (L) as his wife Melania Trump holds the Bible and son Barron Trump looks on, on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today's inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Incoming U.S. first lady Melania Trump and son Barron attend the presidential inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: President Elect Donald Trump's children Barron Trump (L), Tiffany Trump and Ivanka Trump arrive on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today's inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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Donald Trump, his wife Melania (R) and their son Barron arrive at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk
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