President Trump and the first lady greeted a group of people outside the North Portico as the White House's official Christmas tree arrived on Monday.

According to WTOP, the Fraser fir, standing 19 and a half-feet tall, was brought in from North Carolina to the nation's capital.

It was brought to the White House by horse and carriage and will be displayed in the Blue Room.


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Outnumbered Overtime host Harris Faulkner said that the tree selection process is competitive and is overseen by the National Christmas Tree Association.

The association has presented the tree to be displayed in the White House since 1966

According to its website, "growers must first win their state or regional competitions" before entering the national contest for the White House.

Faulkner also said the tree delivery is handled through the first lady's office.


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