Melania Trump Receives White House Christmas Tree

First lady Melania Trump received the White House Christmas tree on Monday, November 23, kicking off a week of holiday traditions that also includes turkey-pardoning.

The tree is an 18.5-foot Fraser fir from West Virginia farm Dan and Bryan Trees, according to a tweet from the first lady. “Since 1966, the arrival of the White House Christmas Tree has become an iconic holiday tradition,” the tweet read.

The National Turkey Federation presented the presidential turkeys, Corn and Cob, on Monday, ahead of the White House pardoning ceremony. Credit: The White House via Storyful