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U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree lights up Washington

Tuesday, December 03, 2013 - 00:59

Dec. 3 - The Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives helped light the official Capitol Christmas tree in an annual tree-lighting ceremony that was attended by other members of Congress. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, John Boehner, helped light the official Capitol Christmas tree in Washington on Tuesday, in an annual tree-lighting ceremony that was attended by other members of Congress. The 2013 tree is an 88-foot Engelmann spruce from Colville National Forest in Washington state. It was decorated with LED lights and 5,000 ornaments. The first tree lighting ceremony at the Capitol became a tradition in 1964.

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U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree lights up Washington

Tuesday, December 03, 2013 - 00:59