First lady Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha and first dog Bo are on hand as a horse-drawn carriage ferries the 19-foot Fraser fir to the president’s residence.
Nov. 23, 2012The White House Christmas tree, a 19-foot Fraser fir, is on its way to the presidential residence. The tree was grown by Peak Farms in Jefferson, N.C., which is owned by Rusty and Beau Estes. Brendan Hoffman/GETTY IMAGES
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.