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The theme of the year is credited to Trump, i.e. "Time-Honored Traditions", which is intended as homage for 200 years of the White House holiday customs.

Depending on your social media platform of choice - and whom you follow on it - Melania Trump's November 27 reveal of this year's White House Christmas decorations was either a magical glimpse of a stunning winter wonderland or a nightmare pulled straight out of a horror movie.

That included a retweet by Trump on Tuesday of a tweet by his wife in which she relayed that "the decorations are up!"

One added: "Pointless. When @realDonaldTrump sees 'a attractive woman, [he] just start [s] kissing them.' I hear he doesn't 'even wait".

During an event back in October, Trump repeated the pledge once more: "They don't use the word 'Christmas" because it's not politically correct, ' he said.

Axios reported that the White House rooms are full of Christmas decorations, including the China Room, which is "set up for a family Christmas dinner" and features President Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1866 edition of "A Christmas Carol".

A tree-lined walkway leading to a beautifully decorated tree might sound like a good festive addition to the White House this Christmas. Thankfully those days are gone, and the current first family made a simple, but bold statement by wishing "Merry Christmas" in their card for the season. There, the first lady sat with children from Joint Base Andrews to make holiday decorations out of gumdrops.

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And the Christmas decorations are simply spectacular - the White House decorated with lots of red and green and gold.

During President Barack Obama's final Christmas in office, larger-than-life replicas of family dogs Bo and Sunny greeted visitors in the East Wing.

"Christmas trees are seen in the Cross Hall".

The 350-pound (about 160-kilogram) gingerbread house this year offers a view of the White House from the south.

"The White House Christmas Tree is seen in the Blue Room".

The Grand Foyer and Cross Hall were decorated with multiple Christmas trees covered in crystal ornaments and artificial snow inspired by the "Nutcracker Suite" theme of the 1961 White House holiday decorations.