White House Christmas decorations 2019: Patriotism is the theme

First lady Melania Trump has unveiled this year’s White House Christmas decorations, incorporating red and blue into the traditional holiday green, adding a timeline of American design, innovation and architecture and studding a Christmas tree with her family’s annual ornament, the American flag. The festive decorations were revealed in a tweet from the first lady, which said the theme was “The Spirit of America.” See photos and a video.

The Red Room is decorated with games, including a tree made of White House playing cards during the 2019 Christmas preview at the White House, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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