White House Wednesdays

White House Christmas Tree

  The tradition of lighting the National Christmas Tree dates back to 1923 with President Calvin Coolidge, and tonight President and Mrs. Trump continue that tradition in President’s Park just outside the White House grounds in the Ellipse. In conjunction with the National Parks Service and National Parks Foundation, the annual event drew thousands of… Read More


Blue Room Tree Moving

Congratulations to Sue and Tom Schroeder, as they presented First Lady Michelle Obama with this year’s official White House Christmas tree. The Schroeders earned this honor by winning the National Christmas Tree Association’s (NCTA) national Christmas Tree contest held in August 2011 and becoming Grand Champion. Members of the National Christmas Tree Association have presented… Read More