Melania Trump Attempts To Show She Cares About Christmas With 2020 Decor

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Melania Trump put her headlinemaking disdain for seasonal adornments apart to unveil the 2020 White Home Christmas decorations this week.  

In images and a brief video posted to her social media platforms early Monday, the primary girl took viewers on a digital tour showcasing this yr’s show, which boasts an “America the Stunning” theme. 

“Over the previous 4 years I’ve had the consideration to journey to a few of our nation’s most stunning landmarks and meet a number of the most compassionate and patriotic Americans,” she said in a press release. “From coast to coast, the bond that each one [Americans] share is an appreciation for our traditions, values, and historical past, which had been the inspiration behind the decorations this yr.” 

Eagle-eyed viewers will word some well timed references amid the twinkling lights and glittering ornaments. Decorations within the White Home Library, for instance, have fun the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted ladies the precise to vote. A miniature Christmas village in one other room features a snow-covered hospital, an apparent nod to well being care staff amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Catch a brief video of the White Home decorations beneath. 

The 2020 Christmas decorations can be Melania’s closing act as first girl earlier than she and her husband, President Donald Trump, depart the White Home in January. 

The revealing comes weeks after Melania was heard complaining about having to embellish the White Home for Christmas in a secretly recorded conversation by a former pal and aide, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff. 

“I’m working like a, my ass off at Christmas stuff,” she said in the audio, taped in 2018. “You realize, who provides a fuck about Christmas stuff and ornament? However I have to do it, proper?”

The primary girl’s stylistic decisions, too, have stoked controversy. Her 2017 foray into yuletide decor featured a hallway of stark white branches that reminded some of “The Chronicles of Narnia” and, extra disturbingly, “The Shining.”

The next yr, her 2018 forest of crimson trees was in comparison with “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Hulu’s dystopian drama a couple of society that subjugates ladies. 

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