Melania Trump tweets Christmas selfie

First lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpOvernight Defense: Trump says he won't declare emergency 'so fast' | Shutdown on track to become longest ever | Military begins withdrawing equipment from Syria | Bolton taps new deputy Bolton names replacement for deputy who clashed with first lady The Hill's Morning Report — Groundhog Day: Negotiations implode as shutdown reaches 20 days 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 John TrumpTrump claims media 'smeared' students involved in encounter with Native American man Al Sharpton criticizes Trump’s ‘secret’ visit to MLK monument Gillibrand cites spirituality in 2020 fight against Trump’s ‘dark’ values 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.