Melania Gives Graceful Response When Asked About Criticism Over Her Red Christmas Trees

Earlier this week, first lady Melania Trump caught a flurry of media attention after she unveiled the stunning Christmas decor that she chose for the White House.

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While the first lady received praise from some, others weren’t big fans of a particular aspect of her decorations.

As IJR previously noted, people mocked her red Christmas trees and used the opportunity to take a shot at her husband’s administration:

While speaking at Liberty University on Wednesday, Melania gracefully moved past the criticism and smoothly transitioned into a warm welcome for Americans to visit the White House.

“We are in [the] 21st century and everybody has a different taste,” she told former Fox News host Eric Bolling.

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“I think they look fantastic,” she added. “I hope everybody will come over and visit it in real life. They look even more beautiful. You are all very welcome to visit the White House, the people’s house.”

This was just the latest of comparatively superficial criticisms that the first lady responded to after her husband took office.

Last month, critics complained about Melania’s decision to wear a pith helmet during her trip to Africa.

When asked about those criticisms, Melania said, “I wish people would focus on what I do, not what I wear.”

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Joe Brothers II

Personally I believe Melania did a superb job with the decorations this year. Plenty of color and class.

Debby Gettig

I think it’s begining to look a lot like Christmas in our Whitehouse. She showed good taste and class.

Michelle Elaine McFerrin

I am so glad we have a wonderful First Lady that cares about this country and the other things she champions! She is class personified! The Perfect First Lady!

Madison Summers

I think the trees are an interesting and unique touch. I mean, when you think of Christmas don’t you think of green and red? I feel that this criticsm was taken a bit too far. Anyway, it is really cool to see the tradition of decorating the White House for Christmas. Check out an IJR video on it here:

Janet Claywell

Some folks have no life… the trees remind me of the Republican party…again Mrs trump did a great job.


What’s next? Twitter mocking Santa’s suit or Rudolph’s nose? Please.

There’s a place in hell for these people. It has incoming cell signal only.


I remember red trees used in displays in store windows (back when it was PC meant to “publicly celebrate” Christmas). I also recall silver, cardboard, and genuine dying conifers.

Those outraged by this desperately need lives.

Phyllis Softa

In the 1950’s “flocked” trees were the big thing. For reasons no one remembers, my parents ordered a blue flocked tree. Blue is not exactly a Christmas color and it clashed with the everything in our living room. No one complained because we knew on Christmas morning there would be 3 stacks of gifts under it for my 2 siblings and myself. To complain about red Christmas trees is really petty. Melania, put your “I Don’t Care” jacket on. The trees are beautiful.





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