India, June 7 -- After Donald Trump's hush money conviction, several questioned the silence of former first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump.

Speaking in an interview with Dr. Phil McGraw, the former president hinted that his 18-year-old son is affected by the media limelight and public attention following his hush money conviction.

Stressing that his son has been "hurt" by jury's verdict, Trump said: "I think he doesn't say because he doesn't want to hurt me and thinks it's possibly a hurtful conversation, but it has to affect my family."

Ahead of the presidential elections, Trump, who is the presumptive presidential nominee for the Republican party, said that he believes his family wants him to fight the battle. "Our cou...