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The following is excerpted from the Daily Signal. To read the full article, click here.

“American Treasures” is the theme of the White House’s 2018 Christmas decorations. Crafted by first lady Melania Trump, the White House decorations stunned once again, with nearly 30 Christmas trees and over 14,000 red ornaments. The Daily Signal was on hand Monday to have a first look at this year’s theme.

In a press release the Office of the First Lady noted, “This year’s theme, ‘American Treasures’ honors the unique heritage of America. Designed by First Lady Melania Trump, the White House shines with the spirit of patriotism.”

The first lady chose to highlight the color red because it symbolizes valor and bravery.

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