Donald and Melania Trump light National Christmas tree

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree on Thursday in Washington, D.C.
1:56 | 12/05/19

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Transcript for Donald and Melania Trump light National Christmas tree
First Lady will do the honors of lighting the national. Christmas tree so well count from five down into that very special number. Five. For our. Three. True wanted. You very much. And letters show our appreciation to the incredible workers at the Department of the Interior. And the National Park Service please. It's such an incredible job. Thank you very much. And thank you as well to the US Marine Corps band. And the Tucson Arizona boys. Choir you know that the chorus is fantastic and thank you very much Tucson Arizona thank you very much. I also want to thank a special. Group of young wonderful people west Tennessee used cars today here in there doing beautifully. In 1923. President Calvin Coolidge lit the first national Christmas tree. Later that night African American community Sanders held at outdoor worship service. On these grounds endure that service the Washington monument. Was eliminated. Where they beautiful cross a powerful reminder of the meaning of Christmas.

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