But fear not. Collman Lloyd still believes in Santa and was not that put off by Trump's remarks, mainly because she didn't know what "marginal" meant. It's run by volunteers at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado using pre-approved funding. Children who called were given updates on his location, which started the tradition.
As the president took a phone call from a 7-year-old named Coleman, he insinuated that Santa wasn't real.
Once Santa gets closer to the River City, we also rely on radar and our own tower cameras to see St Nick. While Santa travels, the NORAD social media team is hard at work answering all your questions online and answering phone calls too.
NORAD keeps children everywhere informed on Santa's present location.
"Trump does a lot of things wrong, but suggesting to a 7 year old that Santa doesn't exist is probably the one right thing he's done while in office", said a man identified on his Twitter account as Irtiza Sheikh.
'And, you know, we have a special country; people have to come in through the legal process, not just walk in.
The Defense Department is able to follow Santa's journey thanks to satellites that pick up heat from lead reindeer Rudolph's bright red nose, which "gives off an infrared signature similar to a missile launch", according to Politico magazine.
Google offers a variety of ways to track Santa this year.
"Generally, he starts around the worldwide dateline, goes to New Zealand, Australia, Asia pacific, Europe and finally into North America, where we will escort him with NORAD fighter jets in Canada and the United States".
"Typically it's children of course, but we get folks of all ages", Hillier said.
The center, in the spirit of the season spent the night answering the phones and kept all the curious callers informed about Santa's whereabouts. NORAD says they're still trying to figure that out.