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National Christmas Tree Lighting is tonight; here's how to watch

02 December 2017, 12:37 | Tara Lloyd

Susan Walsh AP

Jim Acosta of CNN waits to do a live shot following the daily briefing at the White House in Washington Wednesday Aug. 2 2017

Ahead of the annual Christmas party for the press Friday, the White House previewed the festive decor on the grounds, which included a 19.5 foot balsam fir dressed in colorful ornaments and lights that served as the official White House Christmas tree. "If I become president, I guarantee we're going to be saying "Merry Christmas" at every store", he told the crowd. "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year", says the card signed by President Donald Trump, the first lady and Barron, their 11-year-old son.

One Twitter user pointed out that the dimly lit hallway lined with dead branches painted white looks like the flawless spot to tape a "Stranger Things" scene.

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"Her theme is "Time-Honored Traditions", which the White House said pays respect to 200 years of holiday traditions at the executive mansion". In his remarks, Trump said, for Christians this is a holy season, the celebration of the birth of lord and saviour Jesus Christ. "We will send a White House reporting team to the event and report on it if news warrants".

According to the White House Historical Association, "The White House at Christmas traditionally has been a magical place for children", and this year that tradition continued as the First Lady welcomed children of military service members to the White House to make Christmas wreaths.

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To qualify for the national contest, growers must first win their state or regional competitions, so being named National Grand Champion is a major achievement.

Meanwhile, inside the White House, there's a Kentucky connection to the White House Chrismas Decorations.

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Last season, Griffin played in just 61 games after an injury and issue plagued 2015-2016 season limited him to just 35 games. Griffin is expected to return this season, which is good news after seeing how bad that injury looked.

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.



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