First Lady Melania Trump unveils Christmas decorations at the White House

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Melania Trump is also better liked than her stepdaughter Ivanka Trump, a White House advisor to the president, who only has a 41 percent favorable rating.

Every year, the White House gets decked out in elaborate decorations to celebrate the holidays, and the Trumps have put their own personal touch on this season's Christmas flair. "I don't think she was ever too insane about it", Stone told the magazine.

More than 25,000 people are expected to visit the White House this December.

Stone suggested Melania had always been reluctant about her husband's rise to power - but perhaps saw it as something of a necessary evil.

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When you're the First Lady and you invite reporters to your home to tour your newly hung Christmas decorations, sometimes things can go awry.

But we can't drag the First Lady too much: According to Vanity Fair, she never wanted the job. "She is the one who pushed him to run just by saying 'run or do not run.' I don't think she was ever too insane about it..."

This year, a White House holiday booklet states that visitors will be able to view the White House's movie theater "for the first time", The Hill reports.

"She said, "It's not my thing".

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In comparison, here is the Obama's first Christmas video.

Despite constant speculation about the dynamic between Melania and her husband, and numerous photographs that appear to show a deeply unhappy wife, a longtime friend of the president said he "listens to her and adores her".

"As a magazine tailored to women it is shameful that they continue to write salacious and false stories meant to demean Mrs Trump, rather than focus on her positive work as First Lady as a supportive wife and mother".

The grand foyer of the State Floor has a tribute to the very first themed White House Christmas, "Nutcracker Suite", started by Jacqueline Kennedy in 1961.

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"This isn't something she wanted and it isn't something he ever thought he'd win", the source told Vanity Fair of Melania Trump.

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