One former official remarked that the ceremony "felt like it was a funeral," while another said "the country died," according to ex-deputy press secretary Gidley.
On January 9, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and Tiffany Trump collectively lost more than 98,000 followers—coinciding with Twitter's mass removal of QAnon content.
Trump addressed a small crowd at Joint Base Andrews in his final remarks as president before he departed for his Florida home.
Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and advisor, wrote on social media: "The last four years have been an incredible journey ... I leave D.C. in awe of the compassion, grace and grit that exists across the nation."
"I have friends of mine who reach out and they say how could you support your father, we know your best friends are gay," the youngest Trump daughter said at the Florida event.
Questions were raised about four members of the Trump family who held no government position attending a state dinner in the United Kingdom.
"He was leaving nothing to chance," a divorce lawyer said of Donald Trump's prenup with Marla Maples.
The president's family members also told the White House a month before the U.K. trip that they wanted to be included.
"The appearances are awful," former Bush ethics chief Richard Painter said of Trump Jr. and Eric Trump attending the U.K. state dinner.
"They don't actually want to do their job. They don't want to fix health care. They don't want to fix immigration. They don't want to fix anything else," the president's son said. "They just want to subpoena everybody that has ever met Trump."
"Memo to Democrats: You don't own the votes of all women," Guilfoyle tweeted.
Tiffany Trump wore a long-sleeved blouse and long skirt in solid white, the color that the House Democratic Women's Working Group announced they would don to show solidarity for women's suffrage.
Tiffany Trump was captured in a SoHo House photo booth with her friends and the caption "Happy pride from us to you."
"Trump has never been great at keeping track of women he's hurt," Samantha Bee said.
Sean Spicer probably won't reprise his role as the Easter bunny, but there is a must-see commemorative egg called "wings of prayer" inspired by Melania Trump.
The couple reportedly broke up in the fall.
Ross Mechanic shared a photo on Instagram of himself kissing a brunette on Valentine's Day.
"No no no, no way. Nope, never changed a diaper," Ivana Trump told the host of The Ray D'Arcy Show.
The 24-year-old wasn't dressed for Florida weather.
Ivanka Trump is set to travel to Hyderabad, India, later this month.
The first daughter is turning 35 this week.