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Trump lights the National Christmas Tree

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony with hosts Dean Cain and Kathy Lee Gifford. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony with hosts Dean Cain and Kathy Lee Gifford. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony with hosts Dean Cain and Kathy Lee Gifford. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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White House senior advisor Jared Kushner, seated with his wife White House senior advisor Ivanka Trump and their children, looks over at President Donald Trump as he bows his head during the prayer. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

White House senior advisor Jared Kushner, seated with his wife White House senior advisor Ivanka Trump and their children, looks over at President Donald Trump as he bows his head during the prayer. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

White House senior advisor Jared Kushner, seated with his wife White House senior advisor Ivanka Trump and their children, looks over at President Donald Trump as he bows his head during the prayer. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Donald Trump Jr takes a picture as he and his wife Vanessa attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Donald Trump Jr takes a picture as he and his wife Vanessa attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Donald Trump Jr takes a picture as he and his wife Vanessa attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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President Donald Trump attends the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump attends the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump attends the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, seated with Interior Secretary�Ryan Zinke (L), participate in the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, seated with Interior Secretary�Ryan Zinke (L), participate in the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, seated with Interior Secretary�Ryan Zinke (L), participate in the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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First lady Melania Trump, with President Donald Trump and hosts Dean Cain (L) and Kathie Lee Gifford (2nd L), reacts after she pressed the button to light the tree. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

First lady Melania Trump, with President Donald Trump and hosts Dean Cain (L) and Kathie Lee Gifford (2nd L), reacts after she pressed the button to light the tree. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

First lady Melania Trump, with President Donald Trump and hosts Dean Cain (L) and Kathie Lee Gifford (2nd L), reacts after she pressed the button to light the tree. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump sits with husband and fellow senior adviser Jared Kushner and their sons, Theodore and Joseph; and Tiffany Trump, daughter of President Donald Trump. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump sits with husband and fellow senior adviser Jared Kushner and their sons, Theodore and Joseph; and Tiffany Trump, daughter of President Donald Trump. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump sits with husband and fellow senior adviser Jared Kushner and their sons, Theodore and Joseph; and Tiffany Trump, daughter of President Donald Trump. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are silhouetted against the tree as they depart. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are silhouetted against the tree as they depart. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are silhouetted against the tree as they depart. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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