Bolling applauded the first lady for the "empathy and compassion" she has toward the issue of the opioid crisis. "I am here to shine the light and to talk about it, and I hope we could end this bad epidemic that is going on in the United States", she said. In 2017, the Trumps' first Christmas in the White House, her spindly, white trees with lights casting spooky shadows were also the subject of "Shining" memes. Last year's decorations were a homage to Jackie Kennedy's first Christmas on Pennsylvania Avenue, which took as its theme Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker.
Trump also said, "Americans have known Christmas as a time for prayer and worship, for gratitude and goodwill, for peace and renewal".
But this time around, she handled the flak with a grace that made her critics look small.
Image: The White House unveiled its Christmas decorations in a series of social media posts.
"We are in 21st century and everybody has different taste". In real life, they look even more attractive. I hope everybody will come over and visit it. "Thank you to the many volunteers and staff who worked hard to decorate the halls of the People's House in Christmas cheer".
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Now she has responded to the criticism during a speech yesterday at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia in the US. "She figured the worst that could happen is that she says 'no.' And she said 'yes, ' so she fit it into her schedule", Falwell told the Liberty Champion.
Trump said she wanted to educate the next generation on the dangers of drug use. "He doesn't have social media yet; he's not interested in it", Trump said.
One insider previously shared that Melania loves the winter holidays and that she had been planning this year's decorations and theme ever since August. "And if you, or someone you know needs help, you need to be fearless enough to ask, or strong enough to stand with them as they fight through the disease".
Her words were greeted with laughter, cheers and applause from the audience.