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White House 2020 Christmas decorations revealed

First Lady Melania Trump unveiled the White House Christmas decorations Monday morning, declaring this year’s theme to be “America the Beautiful.”



a living room with a christmas tree: The Red Room of the White House with holiday decorations during a press preview, Nov. 30, 2020.


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The Red Room of the White House with holiday decorations during a press preview, Nov. 30, 2020.

“Over the past four years I have had the honor to travel to some of our nation’s most beautiful landmarks and meet some of the most compassionate and patriotic American citizens,” Melania Trump said in a statement from the White House. “From coast to coast, the bond that all Americans share is an appreciation for our traditions, values and history, which were the inspiration behind the decorations this year.”

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a living room filled with furniture and vase of flowers on a table: A painting of George Washington hangs beside Christmas trees in the East Room of the White House during a holiday decoration preview, Nov. 30, 2020.


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A painting of George Washington hangs beside Christmas trees in the East Room of the White House during a holiday decoration preview, Nov. 30, 2020.

Volunteers from around the country worked to decorate the White House after Thanksgiving. There are 62 Christmas trees, 106 Christmas wreaths, more than 1,200 feet of garland, more than 3,200 strands of lights and 17,000 bows, according to a Monday press release from the White House. The official White House Christmas tree, located in the Blue Room, is more than 18 feet tall.

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“Thank you to all of the staff and volunteers who worked to make sure the People’s House was ready for the holiday season,” Melania Trump said in the statement. “Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year.”

East Room



a living room filled with furniture and vase of flowers on a table: Christmas decorations are displayed in the East Room of the White House on Nov. 30, 2020.


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Christmas decorations are displayed in the East Room of the White House on Nov. 30, 2020.

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China Room



a living room filled with furniture and a fireplace: The China Room is adorned with holiday decorations at the White House, Nov. 30, 2020.


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The China Room is adorned with holiday decorations at the White House, Nov. 30, 2020.

Green Room



a living room filled with furniture and a fire place: A Christmas tree and decorations are on display in the Green Room of the White House on Nov. 30, 2020.


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A Christmas tree and decorations are on display in the Green Room of the White House on Nov. 30, 2020.

Cross Hall



a christmas tree in a room: The Cross Hall of the White House is adorned with holiday decorations during a press preview, Nov. 30, 2020.


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The Cross Hall of the White House is adorned with holiday decorations during a press preview, Nov. 30, 2020.

Gingerbread house



A gingerbread White House adorns the State Dining Room during a holiday decoration press preview at the White House, Nov. 30, 2020.


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A gingerbread White House adorns the State Dining Room during a holiday decoration press preview at the White House, Nov. 30, 2020.

Red Room



a living room with a christmas tree: The Red Room of the White House with holiday decorations during a press preview, Nov. 30, 2020.


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The Red Room of the White House with holiday decorations during a press preview, Nov. 30, 2020.

Blue Room



a view of a living room filled with furniture and a fireplace: The Blue Room of the White House is adorned with holiday decorations during a press preview, Nov. 30, 2020.


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The Blue Room of the White House is adorned with holiday decorations during a press preview, Nov. 30, 2020.

The Library



a living room filled with furniture and a large window: The Library is adorned with holiday decorations at the White House, Nov. 30, 2020.


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The Library is adorned with holiday decorations at the White House, Nov. 30, 2020.

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