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Christmas tree arrives at White House

Nov 29, 2014    

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. first lady Michelle Obama received the annual Christmas tree delivery at the White House on Friday, heralding the start of the holiday season.Two horses pulled the nearly 20-foot (six-metre) fir tree to the front door of the White House late Friday morning as a small military band played the traditional carol "O Christmas Tree." The first lady, along with daughters Malia and Sasha, each walking one of the family's Portuguese Water Dogs, Bo and Sunny, accepted the tree, which was grown by Chris Botek on Crystal Spring Tree Farm in Lehighton, Pennsylvania. B...

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