The arrival of the official White House Christmas tree is a tradition that goes back over 100 years. Typically, the first lady welcomes the tree to the White House under the North Portico. The tree is delivered by horse-drawn carriage by a man in a top hat, and the first lady receives it.
Donald and Melania with Clyde’s in background delivering White House Christmas tree. Gotta love this great shot. pic.twitter.com/mjKc8nD1kM
— gleason river jack (@mallaja9) November 20, 2018
As strains of “O Christmas Tree” wafted through the cool air, President Trump and first lady Melania Trump accepted the official White House #Christmastree that will go on display in the Blue Room and anchor the holiday season at the executive mansion. https://t.co/TBBWJw8u3K pic.twitter.com/zmePejSObT
— Lompoc Record (@LompocRecord) November 19, 2018
The Marine band played holiday music as both Melania and Donald Trump greeted the carriage drawing the tree to the White House. There were journalists and friends of the Trump family in the audience. – READ MORE