Letter From America

Marion McKeone: Meet Donald and Barron Trump, the time-travelling Maga saviours

Remarkable coincidences in some old novels have got some Trump supporters convinced that the president and his son hail from another dimension

Former President Donald Trump and his son Barron in 2020. Picture: Getty

Barron Trump is the 17-year-old son of Donald Trump, the former US president. Aside from his height – he is 6 foot 7 inches tall – and his passion for soccer, little else is known about the youngest scion of the Trump clan.

Which is entirely as it should be. The children of US presidents don’t choose to spend their most awkward years in the goldfish bowl that is the White House, or the campaign ...