Lewandowski: We can say 'Merry Christmas' again under Trump

Corey Lewandowski claimed Tuesday evening that people are now allowed to say "Merry Christmas" again because of Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpReporters defend CNN's Acosta after White House says he 'disrespected' Trump with question Security costs of Trump visit to Scotland sparks outrage among Scottish citizens Ex-CIA officer: Prosecution of Russians indicted for DNC hack 'ain't ever going to happen' MORE's election victory.

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"You can say again Merry Christmas because Donald Trump is now the president. You can say it again. It's OK to say,"  Lewandowski, Trump's former campaign manager, said on Fox News' "Hannity." 

"It's not a pejorative word anymore."

Lewandowski's comments were in the context of Donald Trump's deal with Carrier to keep 800 jobs in the U.S., saying the families of the workers would have a great Christmas because of Trump.