First Lady Melania Trump gets White House Christmas tree

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By Express News Desk|Updated: November 21, 2017

First Lady Melania Trump, signed up with by her child Barron, invited this year’s White House Christmas tree on Monday, kicking off the vacation season in Washington, D.C.

The tree, provided by the Chapman household of Wisconsin, will be embellished and shown in heaven Room of the White House.

This isn’t really the Chapman household’s very first time being bestowed such an honor. The Chapman’s supplied trees to the White House in 1998 and 2003.

This year, the Chapmans won a nationwide tree contest hosted by the National Christmas Tree Association, whose members have actually provided the main White House Christmas Tree for display screen in heaven Room given that 1966. The association hosts a nationwide tree contest every year, and growers, market professionals and customers vote to select the Real Christmas Tree grower who will offer the main White House Christmas Tree. Growers should initially win their regional competitors in order to get approved for the nationwide contest.

The tree existed in a conventional horse-drawn carriage ahead of the Thanksgiving vacation as the Trump household leaves for Florida on Tuesday night to commemorate at their Mar-a-Lago estate.

The very first woman’s Director of Communications Stephanie Grisham tweeted a picture of the tree being placed inside heaven Room soon after the inviting event.

A 19.5-foot high Balsam fir was the tree of option to stand in the White House this holiday.