Obama shares photo of family Christmas tree with holiday wishes: 'Merry Christmas!'

Former President Obama tweeted Christmas wishes on Tuesday, sharing a photo of his family's Christmas tree. 

"From the Obama family to yours, Merry Christmas!" Obama wrote alongside a photo of a Christmas tree.


His holiday wishes came shortly after former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaObama says he leans on daughters to create year-end playlists An immigrant to get the job done at Homeland Security Obama: 'Hopeless' to try to sell as many books as Michelle MORE posted a photo of the family's Christmas card on Instagram.

"Wishing you a holiday season filled with friends, family, and joy. Thanks to so many of you for sharing your hopes and goals with me these past few weeks in the comments and on my Instagram Story," she wrote in her post. "As we end this decade and begin the next one, let’s continue working to become even better—for ourselves and for each other."

Neither Obama shared a photo of their family for Christmas but had previously posted family holiday photos online. 

On Monday, Barack Obama marked the start of Hanukkah on Twitter.