Thousands gather to watch Trump light the National Christmas Tree

Thousands gathered to watch President Donald Trump and his family light their first National Christmas Tree at the White House Thursday.

Visitors shared their plans for the holidays and their wish lists with The Hatchet before the lighting. The ceremony, hosted by Dean Cain and Kathie Lee, included performances from The Beach Boys, The Texas Tenors, The U.S. Navy Band and other groups.

Video by Katherine Abughazaleh.

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