FACT CHECK: Trump's Pledge To Restore 'Merry Christmas' To The White House

President Trump took part in his first National Tree Lighting Ceremony Thursday. Trump has pledged to ditch political correctness and bring back Christmas, but did it ever leave the White House?
President Donald Trump speaks during a rally on Wednesday in St. Charles, Mo. Source: Whitney Curtis

Updated at 6:47 p.m. ET

One of the nation's oldest holiday celebrations took place Thursday evening on the Ellipse next to White House — the annual lighting of the National Christmas Tree. It is a tradition that dates back to the Coolidge administration in the 1920s and was President Trump's and

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