The president and his family are spending 10 days at a multimillion-dollar compound with a gym, basketball court, guesthouse and stretch of beach. Meanwhile, critics argue Obama should stay in Washington to work on the sputtering economy.
Aug. 21, 2011 President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama leave Nancy's Restaurant in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard, Mass.Carolyn Kaster/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.