Melania Trump tweets Christmas selfie

First lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpFormer aide sees Melania Trump as 'the doomed French queen': book If another 9/11 happened in a divided 2021, could national unity be achieved again? Former Trump aide Stephanie Grisham planning book: report MORE wished followers on Twitter a Merry Christmas on Monday, posting a selfie with a holiday-themed filter complete with reindeer and a Santa hat. 



The selfie comes as the first lady celebrates Christmas with President TrumpDonald TrumpCheney says a lot of GOP lawmakers have privately encouraged her fight against Trump Republicans criticizing Afghan refugees face risks DeVos says 'principles have been overtaken by personalities' in GOP MORE at Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. 


The first couple spent Christmas Eve taking calls for the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) call center and answering questions about Santa's whereabouts. They later attended a church service at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea. 

Melania Trump has played a major role in the Trump White House's first Christmas, unveiling the official decorations late last month. 

The first lady, who moved to Washington roughly six months after her husband assumed office, enjoys popularity among the American people. 

Fifty-four percent of respondents said in a poll earlier this month they held favorable views of the first lady, compared to the 41 percent who view the president favorably.