Mrs. Trump's signature Christmas includes 71 wreaths, 53 Christmas trees, more than 18,000 lights, more than 12,000 ornaments, more than 3,100 yards of ribbon and more than 1,000 feet of garland, White House officials said.
Ballerinas perform in the Grand Foyer alongside Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, DC, November 27, 2017.
CNN fired back at Trump, saying it was not the company's job to "represent the U.S.to the world".
The event, which is scheduled for Friday at 2:00 p.m. EST, is typically a chance for members of the press to mingle with White House staff in a less aggressive setting than press conferences.
This is supposed to make us believe CNN has been giving the Trump administration a fair shake?
"CNN will not be attending this year's White House Christmas party", a CNN spokesperson told Politico. On Monday, he tweeted that CNN should be in the running to win a "FAKE NEWS TROPHY!" Many people have commented on social media networks that they are happy to see the White House Crèche, or Nativity set that has been a tradition at the White House for 45 years.
Trump took another jab at CNN, tweeting Monday there should be a contest "as to which of the Networks, plus CNN and not including Fox, is the most dishonest, corrupt and/or distorted in its political coverage of your favorite President (me)".
Then, you'll really have something to protest about when the president drops the "fake news" label on your network. Cease protecting Democrats. Halt the double standards when it comes to President Trump and the Republican Party.
On Tuesday, Trump made a statement that the merger would be bad for the US.
Revealing the presidential mansion's holiday furnishings on November 27, FLOTUS decked out the White House in a classic yuletide theme dubbed "Time-Honored Traditions", which included a bevy of twinkling Christmas trees, a live ballet performance from "The Nutcracker", and a 300-pound gingerbread replica of the White House.