First lady goes with classic, traditional Christmas decor

The President of the United States Donald trump for the first time as the head of state lit the main Christmas tree of the country at the White house, according to Fox News channel.

The first lady's office previewed the decorations for journalists on Monday before welcoming students from a nearby military base in Maryland to see the decorations and try some holiday-themed arts and crafts, such as building gumdrop trees and decorating garland.

"Whatever our beliefs, we know that the birth of Jesus Christ and the story of this incredible life forever changed the course of human history", Mr. Trump told a crowd along the National Mall near the White House. It is set near the White house.

Johnson works in the Pineville-Bell County Public Library. "We will send a White House reporting team to the event and report on it if news warrants". He presided over the annual lighting of the National Christmas Tree during which he wished his countrymen and people across the world a very merry Christmas. In Trump's view, the move toward the use of the more inclusive "happy holidays" phrase minimized the Christian celebration.

Now President Trump has vowed to take on the so-called war on Christmas.

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The record for the number of trees in the White House was held for many years by the Eisenhower administration when 26 trees filled every floor of the house.

The White House said she personally chose every detail of the decor.

Among the Christmas, standards are an 18-by-6-foot (5.5-by-1.8-meter) Balsam fir from Wisconsin in the traditional spot in the Blue Room, decorated with ornaments bearing the seals of every state and US territory.

The White House says 25,000 visitors are expected to take special Christmas tours of the building during the holidays. Fifty-six Lego gingerbread houses, one for each state and USA territory, were nestled in the branches of the trees that decorated the State Dining Room.

And Calvin Coolidge was the first president to preside over the National Christmas tree lighting ceremony on the Ellipse, in 1923.

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