White House Unveils ‘American Treasures’ Christmas Theme

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The decorations include rows of brightly lit Christmas trees - including rows of red trees that appeared to be made entirely out of red Holly berries. Photos of distressed children and families from the scene have caused an uproar online.

Instead of just a White House version, chefs also created a gingerbread Capitol Building, Washington Monument and Lincoln and Jefferson memorials.

Throughout the month of December, Melania Trump will make the season bright by welcoming visitors from all walks of society for a special Christmas tour that will feature musicians, high school bands, choirs, and a whole lot of fine treats.

Still, there are others who continue to praise the work of the administration, including its efforts to bring handsome decor into the White House.

This year's theme is "American Treasures".

Melania Trump's Christmas decorations last year and this year have Twitter spooked. Thank you to the many volunteers and staff who worked hard to decorate the halls of the People's House in Christmas cheer.

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First Lady Melania Trump, 48, unveiled the 2018 White House Christmas Decorations on November 26, per E!

"The choice of red is an extension of the pales, or stripes, found in the presidential seal designed by our Founding Fathers".

To many, however, the red trees looked to sinister to be very Christmassy.

The Grand Foyer and Cross Hall has 29 trees with more than 14,000 red ornaments and plenty of twinkling lights.

In the East Wing stands the Gold Star Family tree which honors the troops and families who have sacrificed in the name of freedom. Visitors are encouraged to write messages to soldiers overseas on special digital tablets near this tree.

The East Room featured a celebration of American architecture, with wooden cityscapes from four cities - New York, Chicago, St. Louis and San Francisco - placed above the room's fireplaces. "It's a symbol of valor and bravery".

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