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Reporter Shares Photo Of ‘Sad’ Attendance At Trump’s National Christmas Tree Lighting

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Reporter Shares Photo Of ‘Sad’ Attendance At Trump’s National Christmas Tree Lighting




President Donald Trump and the first family attended their first National Tree Lighting ceremony in Washington on Thursday.

ABC7’s Steve Rudin, who was covering the event, noted the event was “beautiful” but attendance seemed to be far below what had been expected.

“The National Tree Lighting ceremony was beautiful this evening – but hard not to notice the empty seats,” Rudin tweeted alongside a photo of the sea of empty chairs.

Twitter users noted the differences between Obama’s Christmas tree lighting crowds and Trump’s:



The parallels to the 2016 Inauguration crowds were obvious to many Twitter users:








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