Inside tour: First lady decorates White House for Christmas

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Alongside President Donald Trump, the former model took part in the revelry in a festive outfit ensemble that included the Louboutins in a complementary nude color teamed with a checked - and very festive-looking - red Chanel pre-fall '17 belted jacket.

In 2017, that Christmas spirit is now on full display at the White House.

Ballerinas leaping to the strains of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" helped launch Christmas at the White House, featuring a traditional decor that Melania Trump chose for her family's first holiday season in the White House.

In a move that stunned many in Washington, cable news network CNN opted to skip this year's White House Christmas party. During the presidential campaign, he complained that saying "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas" amounted to "chipping away at Christianity".

It was in that first year that organizers officially deemed the tree the "National Christmas Tree".

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In a video the First Lady posted on Twitter, viewers can see the nativity scene, which shows Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus with a crown, as well as other stunning Christmas decorations. "It says "happy holidays" all over", Donald Trump proclaimed in the past. More than 150 volunteers from around the country spent more than 1,600 hours decorating the White House.

"Glad she's understood the aesthetic of the long national nightmare we're in", one person said, while another called "that long, foreboding tunnel of darkness swallowing us up" a metaphor for the political climate.

Other decorations, according to include 53 Christmas trees, more than 12,000 ornaments, 18,000 feet of Christmas lights, and 71 wreaths.

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.