As channeled by James Downie, Alexandra Petri and Stephen Stromberg.
Really, Republican base? These guys? I'm standing between Mr. 9-9-9 and a guy who, if he had thought of that catchphrase, would have forgetten the third "9."Herman Cain, Mitt Romney and Rick Perry at the Oct. 18, 2011, GOP debate.Photo: AP
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.