Co-hosts Dean Cain and Kathie Lee Gifford were with the president and first lady Melania Trump as the switch lit up the Christmas tree, adorned in blue and yellow lights.
"Now as the president of the United States, it's my tremendous honor to finally wish America and the world a very Merry Christmas", the president said just before the First Lady pushed the button.
"With Trump as your president, we are going to be celebrating "merry Christmas" again and it's going to be done with a big, attractive tax cut", he continued. More than 150 volunteers from around the country spent more than 1,600 hours decorating the White House.
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Lebanon's Hariri arrives in Beirut after resignation The Saudi-owned, pan-Arab daily Asharq Al-Awsat alluded to French and Egyptian efforts in a front-page report on Tuesday. On Saturday, Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior adviser to Iran's supreme leader, said Macron should stay out of its affairs.
And that wish for a Merry Christmas, was proclaimed loud and proud, all the way down to this year's official Christmas cards.
In 2017, that Christmas spirit is now on full display at the White House. For example, he routinely makes the point that we should use the more traditional greeting of "Merry Christmas" over the politically correct "Happy Holidays". Perhaps President Trump has taken to wearing novelty reindeer socks? The White House said Mrs Trump chose every detail of the decor and did a final check late Sunday after returning from the family's Thanksgiving at their estate in Palm Beach, Florida.
The decor includes 71 wreaths, 53 Christmas trees, more than 18,000 lights, more than 12,000 ornaments, more than 3,100 yards (about 2,800 meters) of ribbon and more than 1,000 feet (300 meters) of Garland, the White House said.
One Twitter user pointed out that the dimly lit hallway lined with dead branches painted white looks like the ideal spot to tape a "Stranger Things" scene.
He has denied all allegations and recently released polygraph test results in an attempt to prove his innocence. Jeremy Piven's CBS drama Wisdom of the Crowd will be canceled after 13 episodes, sources confirm.
He adds that Oreo for Nokia 8 is packed with all the exciting new features along with the improvements that have added. HTC has stated that the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its flagship smartphone, the HTC U11 will be rolling out today.
In May, Lt Umar Fayaz was killed in the same area after militants kidnapped him from a marriage party in Kulgam district. The police have initiated investigation into the murder and the hunt for the unidentified gunmen is on, officials said.
Athletes who were sexually assaulted by a former gymnastics doctor say Michigan State University, USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic Committee failed to stop the abuse and allowed dozens more girls to be molested.
If the breach impacts at least 500 residents, the business must also notify the attorney general's office within 45 days. Regulators from Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom will also take part.
The i8 Roadster manages 0-62mph in 4.6 seconds and the Coupe does it in 4.4 seconds, while both cars have a top speed of 155mph. The i8 Coupe, which was also showcased at the 2017 LA Auto Show, also gets a facelift for 2018 along with an increase in power.
It's been a good few days for Chrissy Teigen - earlier this week she was named on the list of highest-paid models . The child will be Teigen and Legend's second, and could possibly be a boy, according to Entertainment Tonight .
However, they said Pompeo would need to resist the planned budget cuts and find a way to grapple with Trump's tweets. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop hopes Rex Tillerson stays on as the USA secretary of state.
Meanwhile, according to KBTX , Black was last booked into the Smith County jail in Tyler on September 7, 2017 on the same charges. Law enforcement officials have arrested 32-year-old Dabrett Montreal Black of Lindale after several hours after the shooting.
In an interview with the BBC , Saeed said the court's decision was proof of his innocence with regard to the Mumbai attacks. Saeed was declared a global terrorist by the USA and the United Nations over his alleged role in the November 2008 attacks.
He pointed out that Zarate was a seven-time felon who had been deported from the US five times before the fatal shooting. So that is something that sanctuary cities including San Francisco have always said they would comply with.
Another source told Sportsmail 'Jonny is a rugby man and part of their culture is to bump heads if someone buys them a drink. The ECB said there was no report of any incident from the venue, security or police and no injury reported.
He also receives a speaking fee from a Russian government-run television network that US officials consider a propaganda outlet. Mueller's charging documents state bluntly that Flynn interfered with the FBI's inquiry into Trump-Russia collusion.
It caused damage to public buildings, pipes and monuments, most notably the National Cathedral and the Washington Monument. An 4.4-magnitude quake centered near Dover, Delaware but could be felt for hundreds of miles along the East Coast.
Before that, it was occupied by Prince William and Kate Middleton. "Our daughter has always been a kind and loving person". However, they all agreed that in this case, the ring is "priceless" due to its ties to Princess Diana.
The latest alert - a red warning - means an eruption is forecast to be "imminent" after nearby locals spotted volcanic ash rain. Indonesia sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire" where tectonic plates collide, causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity.
It looks like fans of Samsung will not have to wait as long as expected to see the launch of the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. Samsung's very own foldable phone idea has been around for quite some time but it hasn't b en implemented still.
Uber insists that location history, bank account numbers, dates of birth and credit card number information was not compromised. But viewing this data breach cover up as an incident that only Uber could commit misses the writing on the wall.
Senate? "A lot of things are coming out and I think that's good for our society and I think it's very, very good for women". Moore's camp on Tuesday continued an offensive against the media and two of the female accusers.
He reportedly alleged that " Iran's biggest arm in the region at the moment is the terrorist [Hizballah] arm". Saudi Arabia accuses Hezbollah of a role in the launching of a missile at Riyadh from Yemen this month.