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Barack Obama, Sanata, National Christmas Tree

Barack Obama and Santa sing "Jingle Bells" at the conclusion of the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. Barack Obama and Michelle Obama lit the tree for the last time as president and first lady on Thursday, December 1, 2016. The first couple was joined by daughter Sasha. The National Christmas Tree is a large evergreen tree located in the northeast quadrant of The Ellipse near the White House in Washington, D.C. The event was emceed by Eva Longoria. Entertainers included Kelly Clarkson, the Lumineers, Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Chance the Rapper, James Taylor, Yolanda Adams, Marc Anthony, Afro Blue and the Air Force Arimen of Note. (Photo by Jeff Malet)