Melania Trump decorates White House for last Christmas ahead of departure

Melania Trump decorates White House for last Christmas ahead of departure

- Melania Trump ushered the holiday season in a big way after filling the White House with lush Christmas trees

- The decorations were in honour of the fallen American heroes and were made under the theme America is Beautiful

- This is FLOTUS' last Christmas in the presidential palace and as US first lady

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The First Lady of the United States Melania Trump is already in the ideal Christmas mood and has decorated the White House for one last time ahead of departure in January 2021.

In pictures shared on social media, an array of beautifully decorated lush Christmas trees with breath-taking lighting ornaments could be seen in the executive mansion.

Melania Trump decorates White House for one last Christmas ahead of their departure
Melania Trump filled the White House with Christmas trees. Photo: Melania Trump.
Source: Twitter

According to a statement from White-House, the decorations were in honour of the fallen American heroes and their families who stood by them in their service.

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"This year, families who decorated the tree placed the name of their fallen family member on the ribbon that will adorn the tree," the statement indicated in part.

Melania unveiled the decorations on Tuesday, December 1. She also thanked all the volunteers who decorated the White House.

Departure from the White House by January 20

Though the former American model ushered the holiday season in the most joyful way, this will be her last Christmas in the White House and as first lady.

This is after former vice president Biden floored the incumbent Donald Trump in the November 3 US elections and emerged as the projected winner for the presidency.

Though Trump has not yet conceded to the elections and is under fire for complicating the transition process, Biden will still be inaugurated on January 20, 2021, which will officially mark the end of Trump's reign.

Briefly.co.za reported that the president-elect garnered 306 of the total 538 electoral votes required to win the presidency while Trump came a distant second with 232 votes.

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Biden also made history after garnering the biggest number of popular votes after getting over 80 million votes.

However, a couple of days ago, Trump said he will only the White House if the electoral college backs Biden's win.

He said he will hand over Biden if the Electoral College declares the former vice president as the winner of the US election.

In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Barack Obama refused to play in Presidents Cup tournament because of Donald Trump. Former United States President Barack Obama has refused to take part in the President's Cup tournament and insinuated Republican leader Donald Trump will cheat.

While the Democratic Party member complimented the 45th US president for his "great" skills in playing golf he, however, said he was not looking forward to playing with him in the near future.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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