The White House unveiled "The Spirit of America" holiday decorations and impeachment hearings continued on Capitol Hill against President Donald Trump among the highlights for the week of December 2, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, speaks to the media on Friday after the latest jobs report. "America is working -- and not only is America working, America is getting paid after taxes," he said. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
President Calvin Coolidge started the tradition in 1923. "At Christmas, we remember this eternal truth: Every person is a beloved child of God," Donald Trump said at the ceremony. "As one grateful nation, we praise the joy of family, the blessings of freedom and the miracle of Christmas." Photo by Alex Wroblewski/UPI