President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump greeted their fellow Americans on Christmas in a second holiday greeting issued by the White House on Friday.
In the statement, the first couple acknowledged that this Christmas “may look different than in previous years,” but encouraged everyone to see time as an opportunity to “show our heartfelt gratitude”.
“In this season of peace, we cherish warmth, generosity and trust that breathe life into our holiday celebrations. The love, shared with our family and friends, fills our hearts with joy, as the story of Christ’s birth inspires people all over the world, “read the statement,” of our sacred right to worship freely To express appreciation for.
The holiday greetings thank men and women of the country in uniform, as well as their families.
“For those military families who are unable to celebrate Christmas together this year, our nation humbly thanked you for your service and sacrifice. We are forever indebted to those who courageously serve our country – and who follow along with them. “
“We also thank our nation’s first responders, law enforcement officers and frontline medical professionals who work tirelessly for the service and safety of our communities,” the statement continued, “Your daily contribution is an example of God’s selfless love Is and reminds us. Especially during this particular time of the year we strive to live great principles. “
The message wishes every American “a very Christmas and a peaceful and prosperous New Year.”
The first family is spending their Christmas at the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla., Where the Commander-in-Chief sat in golf at his Trump International Golf Course on Friday morning.
It is not clear when the president will return to the White House, though he is expected to return to Washington as soon as New Year’s Day.