"Every family, everybody here, you'll see your taxes go up on Jan. 1. I'm assuming that doesn't sound too good to you. That's sort of like the lump of coal you get for Christmas," Obama said last week in Pennsylvania. “That's a Scrooge Christmas.”
Reps. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) and Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) also tweeted about the event on Monday night, and Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) tweeted a photo of the gingerbread White House.
The incredible edible White House. Appropriately placed in the dining room. twitter.com/jahimes/status…— Jim Himes (@jahimes) December 4, 2012
A 300-pound gingerbread model of the White House has become an Obama tradition, and was a conversation-starter with members of Congress at last year's party as well.