After Donald Trump was elected president with his shocking defeat of Hillary Clinton earlier this month, many then turned their attention to the new First Family. After actress Rosie O'Donnell questioned whether the youngest member of the family, 10-year-old Baron Trump, was autistic, supporters of the new president-elect were not happy.

Rosie O'Donnell speaks

Over the course of the last 18 months, Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, and Donald Trump Jr. have gained the most attention when it comes to the future president's children.

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Trump's 22-year-old daughter, Tiffany, has garnered some attention, but the one child many don't see much of is young Baron. When Rosie O'Donnell, whose feud with Donald Trump is well-documented, took to her Twitter account earlier this week, she publicly wonder if Baron was autistic. As reported by Fox News on November 24, her question hasn't gone over well with those who support the former host of "The Apprentice."

"Barron Trump Autistic? if so - what an amazing opportunity to bring attention to the AUTISM epidemic," Rosie O'Donnell tweeted out on Tuesday.

O'Donnell's tweet was also accompanied by a video that elaborates on her curiosity, while calling for an end to bullying of children with disabilities.

On social media, conservative critics lashed out at O'Donnell. Author Mike Cernovich tweeted, "They're going after a 10 year old. That's what trash exists on the left." The conservative website "100 percent fed up" referred to O'Donnell as a "leftist bully,' while others accused her of "attacking" Baron Trump.

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Others in right-wing social media circles blasted the former co-host of "The View" for going after a child in response to his father's big election win.

Rosie responds

In response, Rosie O'Donnell appeared to defend her original tweet, pointing out that Baron is "truly angelic - beautiful like ivanka." O'Donnell also explains, "Lots of us - who raise autistic children notice things many would miss...somethings felt familiar."

Moving forward

As of press time, Donald Trump has not responded to the outrage that Rosie O'Donnell inadvertently started by questioning Baron Trump. Despite this, Trump has less than 60 days to finalize his cabinet and administration before he is sworn in as the next President of the United States.

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