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The White House Christmas Tree is displayed in the Blue Room as Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled during a press tour ahead of holiday receptions by President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The White House Christmas Tree is displayed in the Blue Room as Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled during a press tour ahead of holiday receptions by President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, at the White House in...more

The White House Christmas Tree is displayed in the Blue Room as Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled during a press tour ahead of holiday receptions by President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Biden family stockings hang from the mantel among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Biden family stockings hang from the mantel among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Biden family stockings hang from the mantel among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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President Joe Biden's dog Commander figures prominently as Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Joe Biden's dog Commander figures prominently as Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Joe Biden's dog Commander figures prominently as Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Trees intended to portray the first woodland snowfall line the East Colonnade at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trees intended to portray the first woodland snowfall line the East Colonnade at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trees intended to portray the first woodland snowfall line the East Colonnade at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Gold Star trees honor fallen U.S. military service members, including U.S. Army National Guard Sergeant Matthew McClintock and U.S. Army Corporal Daniel Gionet, at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Gold Star trees honor fallen U.S. military service members, including U.S. Army National Guard Sergeant Matthew McClintock and U.S. Army Corporal Daniel Gionet, at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Gold Star trees honor fallen U.S. military service members, including U.S. Army National Guard Sergeant Matthew McClintock and U.S. Army Corporal Daniel Gionet, at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Former President George W. Bush's official portrait hangs over members of the U.S. Marine Band at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Former President George W. Bush's official portrait hangs over members of the U.S. Marine Band at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Former President George W. Bush's official portrait hangs over members of the U.S. Marine Band at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Former President Barack Obama’s official portrait hangs among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Former President Barack Obama’s official portrait hangs among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Former President Barack Obama’s official portrait hangs among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Trees intended to portray the first woodland snowfall line the East Colonnade at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trees intended to portray the first woodland snowfall line the East Colonnade at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trees intended to portray the first woodland snowfall line the East Colonnade at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People,” here in the Cross Hall at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People,” here in the Cross Hall at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People,” here in the Cross Hall at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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The White House Christmas Tree is decorated with official state birds, here the Bananaquit of the U.S. Virgin Islands, in the Blue Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The White House Christmas Tree is decorated with official state birds, here the Bananaquit of the U.S. Virgin Islands, in the Blue Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The White House Christmas Tree is decorated with official state birds, here the Bananaquit of the U.S. Virgin Islands, in the Blue Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Biden family stockings hang from the mantel among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Biden family stockings hang from the mantel among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Biden family stockings hang from the mantel among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Biden family Christmas cards hang among decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Biden family Christmas cards hang among decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Biden family Christmas cards hang among decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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The U.S. Marine Band plays among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The U.S. Marine Band plays among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The U.S. Marine Band plays among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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The U.S. Marine Band plays among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The U.S. Marine Band plays among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The U.S. Marine Band plays among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Trees decorated with Biden family recipes in the China Room are among the Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trees decorated with Biden family recipes in the China Room are among the Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trees decorated with Biden family recipes in the China Room are among the Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Trees intended to portray the first woodland snowfall line the East Colonnade at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trees intended to portray the first woodland snowfall line the East Colonnade at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trees intended to portray the first woodland snowfall line the East Colonnade at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People,” are here on the entrance to the East Wing at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People,” are here on the entrance to the East Wing at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People,” are here on the entrance to the East Wing at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A military aide stands among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A military aide stands among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A military aide stands among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A military aide stands among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A military aide stands among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A military aide stands among Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Gold Star trees honor fallen U.S. military service members, including U.S. Air Force Sergeant Marshal Roberts, at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Gold Star trees honor fallen U.S. military service members, including U.S. Air Force Sergeant Marshal Roberts, at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Gold Star trees honor fallen U.S. military service members, including U.S. Air Force Sergeant Marshal Roberts, at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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The Red Room features a tower of candles and flowers, as well as stained glass windows at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The Red Room features a tower of candles and flowers, as well as stained glass windows at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The Red Room features a tower of candles and flowers, as well as stained glass windows at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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The Red Room features a tower of candles and flowers, as well as stained glass windows, at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The Red Room features a tower of candles and flowers, as well as stained glass windows, at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The Red Room features a tower of candles and flowers, as well as stained glass windows, at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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President Joe Biden's dog Commander and cat Willow figure prominently as Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Joe Biden's dog Commander and cat Willow figure prominently as Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Joe Biden's dog Commander and cat Willow figure prominently as Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Gold Star trees honor fallen U.S. military service members at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Gold Star trees honor fallen U.S. military service members at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Gold Star trees honor fallen U.S. military service members at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Gold Star trees honor fallen U.S. military service members, including U.S. Navy Corpsman Meaghan Burns, at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Gold Star trees honor fallen U.S. military service members, including U.S. Navy Corpsman Meaghan Burns, at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Gold Star trees honor fallen U.S. military service members, including U.S. Navy Corpsman Meaghan Burns, at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A display celebrates national parks, including the Great Smoky Mountains, in the East Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A display celebrates national parks, including the Great Smoky Mountains, in the East Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A display celebrates national parks, including the Great Smoky Mountains, in the East Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Decorations depicting President Joe Biden's dog Commander and cat Willow are seen at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Decorations depicting President Joe Biden's dog Commander and cat Willow are seen at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Decorations depicting President Joe Biden's dog Commander and cat Willow are seen at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Christmas decorations depicting President Joe Biden's dog Commander are seen at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Christmas decorations depicting President Joe Biden's dog Commander are seen at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Christmas decorations depicting President Joe Biden's dog Commander are seen at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Christmas wreaths adorn the outside of the White House in Washington, D.C., November 27, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz

Christmas wreaths adorn the outside of the White House in Washington, D.C., November 27, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz

Christmas wreaths adorn the outside of the White House in Washington, D.C., November 27, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz
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