Monday's delivery of an 18-and-a-half-foot tall Fraser fir by horse-drawn carriage signaled the kickoff of the usual array of White House holiday events that will include the annual turkey pardon and Christmas and Hanukkah events.
It is deeply hilarious that Melania, who clearly doesn't give a f*** about Christmas, is forced to celebrate it once more before the Trumps are kicked out of the White House.
President Trump granted the traditional pardon on Tuesday for a turkey on Thanksgiving week, and got in a comeback at criticism from former Defense Secretary James Mattis. That includes smaller guest lists, requiring masks, encouraging social distancing in the White House grounds and hand sanitiser stations placed throughout the State Floor.
But while Arabella and Theo seemed thrilled to get the chance to spend time with Corn at the event, their brother Joseph, seven, was more hesitant, choosing instead to sit back with his parents while his siblings played with the Iowan bird on the White House lawn.
When pressed by ABC how, with these dire warnings, the White House can justify hosting holiday parties, Adams said "We want everyone to understand that these holiday celebrations can be super-spreader events, so we want them to be smart and we want them to be as small as possible".
The rest of her family followed suit, adding face coverings to their ensembles, and in many cases ensuring that the protective gear perfectly matched their choice of outfit. "All service staff will wear masks and gloves to comply with food safety guidelines", she added. "So you might want to reconsider travel plans". "We are excited to begin decorating the People's House for the holiday season!"
"So I'm asking Americans - I'm begging you - hold on just a little bit longer".
"We know you don't care about Christmas, Melania".
The broad-breasted white turkeys, which are bred and fed for size, were raised by Ron Kardel, National Turkey Federation chairman and a sixth-generation turkey, corn and soybean farmer from Walcott, Iowa.
The arrival of the Christmas tree usually marks the kickoff of the White House's annual holiday festivities.
Photographers were invited there on Monday - as they are every year - to capture the birds strutting around inside their hotel room.
And in 2018, he joked about a turkey doing the same thing and chided the turkey for it during the annual pardon at the White House.
President-elect Joe Biden, meanwhile, has said that there will be only three people at his Thanksgiving table this year because of the virus. "Unfortunately Carrots refused to concede and demanded a recount and we're still fighting with Carrots", Trump said.
He has remained largely behind closed doors since he lost his bid for re-election.