President Trump Donald John TrumpPresident Trump, First Lady attends the Christmas service in the National Cathedral Trump, which is open to visit Turkey in 2019, but no "definitive" plans, says that Trump Mnuchin: Bloomberg MORE dismissed First Lady Melania Trump On Tuesday, Americans wished Merry Christmas.
In a video posted on Twitter, the president said he and his wife were "really excited to wish every American a Merry Christmas."
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"We come together with family and friends for hope, love, compassion, jubilation, and goodwill "The First Lady said."
President Trump said that Christmas time "brings out the best in the American spirit.
"We see neighbors helping neighbors and communities supporting those who need a helping hand." He said, "We see Americans of all ages caring for people in need."
Melania Trump also praised police officers and US troops in their comments in the video, saying, "We welcome the brave men and women who serve our nation overseas. "
" We send our love to the military families whose victims are helping keep our nation free, "she said.
Trump spent Christmas morning, including the fourth day of the government arrest, telephoning overseas troops [HealsodefendedhisdecisiontoshoottheformerFBIdirector James Comey James Brien ComeyComey: Innocents pay the price for another Trump lie Five potential successors to Mattis Comey mocks Trump: Employees who give up on principle must be confusing 19659003] more than a year and a half ago
"It's a shame what happens in our country," Trump told the Oval Office, "But besides, I wish you all a Merry Christmas."
On Monday, the Trumps visited Washington National Cathedral for Christmas
The couple also received phone calls from children asking about Santa's whereabouts Trump raised his eyebrows as he asked a seven-year-old, "Do you believe in Santa Claus?"
The Trumps should be Christmas at Trump's private beach resort Spending Mar-a-Lago, but the President stayed in Washington The government partially went quiet. The first lady, who was already in Florida, flew back on Monday to spend Christmas Eve with the President.