Eric Trump Announces Birth of President’s Newest Grandson

September 12, 2017 Updated: September 12, 2017

Lara Trump gave birth to President Donald Trump’s newest grandson on Tuesday.

Eric “Luke” Trump was born at 8:50 a.m. The boy’s father, Eric Trump, sent out a photo of the swaddled newborn on Twitter just past noon.

Eric “Luke” is the first child for the couple and the ninth grandchild for President Trump.

President Trump has five children, three of whom now have children of their own.

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President Donald Trump surrounded by his children, grandchildren and politicians in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool)

Donald Trump Jr., the president’s oldest son, has five children with wife Vanessa Trump: Kai Madison Trump, 9; Donald John III, 8; Tristan Milos Trump, 5; Spencer Frederick Trump, 4; and Chloe Sophia Trump, 2.

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US President-elect Donald Trump’s sons Eric Trump,(R) Donald Trump Jr.(L) and families, step off a plane upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on January 19, 2017. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Trump’s daughter Ivanka has three children with Jared Kushner: Arabella Rose Kushner, 5; Joseph Frederick Kushner, 3; and Theodore James Kushner, 1.

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Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump walk off Air Force One with their children at Palm Beach International airport as they prepare to spend part of the weekend together with her father President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago resort on February 10, 2017 in West Palm Beach, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Ivanka Trump sent a message to welcome little Eric.

“Welcome to the world, baby boy,” she wrote on Twitter. “I can’t wait to meet you.”

Eric Trump married Lara Trump in November, 2014, at the Mar a Lago resort—the same setting as Donald Trump’s marriage to Melania Trump in 2006, Town and Country reported.

The entire family attended the wedding. Donald Trump Jr. served as the best man and Ivanka Trump’s daughter, Arabella, was the flower girl. Jared Kushner served as the officiant.

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Eric Trump, son of U.S. President Donald Trump, walks with his wife Lara to a waiting Marine One helicopter as his father departs the White House on his way to West Virginia on Aug. 3, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Jr. congratulated the new father as well.

“Congrats buddy. Welcome to the club,” Donald Trump Jr. wrote on Twitter. “Now that the niceties are out of the way it’s older brother revenge for that drum set to my kids.”