Hit the Switch: Trumps Light National Christmas Tree

President Donald Trump and his wife Melania lit the National Christmas Tree in the park behind the White House.

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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: U.S. President Donald Trump attends the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony held by the National Park Service at the Ellipse near the White House on November 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the 96th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Preparations are made for the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony held by the National Park Service at the Ellipse near the White House on Nov. 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the 96th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony.
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony held by the National Park Service at the Ellipse near the White House on November 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the 96th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Photo by Pool-Oliver Contreras/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony held by the National Park Service at the Ellipse near the White House on November 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the 96th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke greets First Lady Melania Trump after introducing President Donald Trump during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony.
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump (L) attend the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony held by the National Park Service at the Ellipse near the White House on November 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the 96th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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President Donald Trump gestures as first lady Melania Trump and host Antonio Sabàto Jr. lights the 2018 National Christmas Tree during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony held by the National Park Service at the Ellipse near the White House on November 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the 96th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Photo by Pool-Oliver Contreras/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony held by the National Park Service at the Ellipse near the White House on November 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the 96th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Lara Trump (L) and Tiffany Trump attend the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony.
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony held by the National Park Service at the Ellipse near the White House on November 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the 96th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Eric Trump and Tiffany Trump welcome their father, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump to the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony.
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Donald Trump Jr. (C) attends the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony.
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony held by the National Park Service at the Ellipse near the White House on November 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the 96th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: U.S. President Donald Trump attends the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony held by the National Park Service at the Ellipse near the White House on November 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the 96th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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