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Melania Trump shared photos yesterday of how she has decorated the White House for Christmas this year. The theme is “Time-Honored Traditions,” and it’s meant to evoke the history of 200 years of Christmas decorations at the residence of the President of the United States.
Some 150 volunteers and more than 12,000 ornaments were needed to create this Christmas atmosphere, of which Melania Trump is very proud — she picked out every detail herself, according to a White House spokesman.
In a brief statement, in which she wishes all Americans “a Merry Christmas and joyous holiday season,” the First Lady says:
“The President, Barron, and I are very excited for our first Christmas in the White House. As with many families across the country, holiday traditions are very important to us. I hope when visiting the People’s House this year, visitors will get a sense of being home for the holidays.
On behalf of my husband and Barron, I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and joyous holiday season.”