White House Christmas decorations unveiled

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WASHINGTON — The White House is getting into the Christmas spirit. First lady Michelle Obama unveiled the 2016 Christmas decorations Tuesday afternoon.

Rooms throughout the White House are decorated along the tour route that members of the public can take throughout the holiday season.

“The Gift of the Holidays” is the theme of this year’s decorations.

Military families were welcomed in as well on Tuesday. Children were given the chance to make crafts and treats with White House executive chef Cris Comerford, White House executive pastry chef Susan Morrison and White House chief floral designer Hedieh Ghaffarian.