President Trump to reporter's kids: 'I cannot believe the media produced such beautiful children'

President Trump joked about the White House press corps on Friday during a pre-Halloween visit with their children in the Oval Office.

"I cannot believe the media produced such beautiful children," Trump said while surrounded by roughly 10 costumed kids. "How the media did this I don't know."

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US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
A child dressed as Darth Vader from Star Wars raises his hand as he accompanied his father to the daily briefing prior to a Halloween trick-or-treating event at the White House, in Washington, DC, U.S. October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump gives out Halloween treats to children of members of press and White House staff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, U.S. October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump gives out Halloween treats to children of members of press and White House staff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump gives out Halloween treats to children of members of press and White House staff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of members of press and White House staff as he gives out Halloween treats in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump gives out Halloween treats to children of members of press and White House staff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump gives out Halloween treats to children of members of press and White House staff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly (back, C) watches as US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump hands out Halloween candy to children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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​​​​​​​“You get treated better by the press than anyone in the world,” Trump continued, prompting laughter from others present.

Trump invited the reporters and their children into the Oval Office for a gathering before they took off to trick-or-treat in the White House complex. 

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The president reportedly handed out boxes of chocolate emblazoned with the office's seal before posing for pictures with the children.

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