Melania Trump snaps festive Christmas selfie

The First lady, Melania Trump, visits with children in the Red room you are working in the holidays treated under the 2017 holiday decorations with the theme of “time honored traditions” in the White house in Washington, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. The First lady honored 200 years of holiday traditions in the White house.

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

The first lady made a festive selfie as she celebrates Christmas, the “Winter White House”.

Melania Trump posted this photo of himself on social media with a Christmas Snapchat filter that showed her wearing a Santa Claus hat with lighted, flying reindeer and the caption #merry Christmas.

#Merry Christmas ???

— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) 25. December 2017

The first family celebrates Christmas at their Mar-A-Lago property in Florida.

The Santa-hat-selfie — which has thousands of retweets — a whole series of images followed, showing the first pair is always in the spirit of Christmas. The White house released earlier, a photo, the phone calls on Christmas eve from President Trump and the first lady to children in the United States as part of the traditional NORAD tracking of Santa’s journey around the globe.

@POTUS and I had to help a lot of fun for children to track #Santa tonight. A miracle wish you a visible #ChristmasEve ?

— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) 24. December 2017

“POTUS and I had to help a lot of fun for children to track Santa tonight,” the first lady tweeted. “Wish you all a wonderful Christmas eve.”

Late Sunday night, the President also took some credit for bringing back the phrase, Merry Christmas.

“People are proud to say: Merry Christmas again,” the President tweeted shortly before 10 p.m. EST. “I am proud to have led the charge against the assault on our beloved and beautiful set. MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!”

The people are proud to say: Merry Christmas again. I am proud to have led the charge against the assault on our beloved and beautiful set. MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 25. December 2017

Trump released a Christmas message on Monday, posting a video on Twitter in which he said: “In the season of joy, the time we spend with our families, we renew the bonds of love and goodwill between our citizens and, above all, we celebrate the miracle of Christmas.


— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 25. December 2017

“For Christians, we remember the story of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, the began more than 2000 years ago. As the book of Isaiah tells us, for unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given, and the government is the Prince on his shoulder and he is Wonderful, counselor, mighty God, Everlasting father, peace. The good news is that the greatest Christmas gift of all, is the reason for our joy and the true source of our hope.”


The trumps received a standing ovation after their arrival at the Christmas eve service at The Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea.

A recent Gallup survey found that Melania’s Trump’s favorability is 17 points since January, to 54 percent.

Caleb Parke is an associate editor for You can follow him on Twitter @Caleb Parke

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