President Trump and First Woman Melania Trump issued a joint message wishing Individuals a Merry Christmas on Thursday, noting the significance of the vacation and praising Individuals’ efforts through the pandemic.
“The president and I wish to want each American a really Merry Christmas,” the primary woman started in a video launched on Christmas Eve.
“Through the sacred season, Christians have fun the best miracle in human historical past,” the president added. “Greater than 2,000 years in the past, God despatched his solely begotten son to be with us. An angel introduced the delivery of our lord and savior — the common-or-garden shepard.”
“He mentioned, ‘I convey you nice information that can trigger nice pleasure for the entire individuals. Right this moment, within the city of David, a savior has been born to you. He’s the messiah, the lord. You will discover a child wrapped in garments and mendacity in a manger.’ At Christmas, we thank God for sending us his son to convey peace to our souls and pleasure to the world.”
The primary woman went on to thank first responders, lecturers, and others for his or her work through the coronavirus.
“As , this Christmas is completely different than years previous,” she mentioned.
“We’re battling a worldwide pandemic that has affected all of us. But, via this nice problem, we’ve got been impressed by the kindness and braveness of residents throughout this nation. Lecturers have labored terribly laborious to maintain our kids studying. College students have delivered groceries to aged neighbors. Communities have discovered new methods to remain linked to 1 one other. Brave first responders, docs, and nurses have given every part to save lots of lives. Sensible scientists have developed remedies and vaccines.”
The president’s message got here after months of lockdowns and as individuals throughout the nation started receiving the primary doses of coronavirus vaccines.
“We’re delivering tens of millions of doses of a secure and efficient vaccine that can quickly finish this horrible pandemic and save tens of millions and tens of millions of lives,” the president mentioned.
“We’re grateful for the entire scientists, researchers, manufacturing staff, and repair members who’ve labored tirelessly to make this breakthrough potential. It’s actually a Christmas miracle.”
The primary woman added: “Throughout this excellent time of yr, we additionally give thanks for the courageous and selfless Individuals who preserve us secure. We’re eternally grateful for the women and men of regulation enforcement and the heroes of the USA army.”
“On this holy season,” the president mentioned, “we thank God for his infinite love and we pray that the sunshine of his glory will eternally shine on this magnificent land. On behalf of Melania and all the Trump household, we want you a really Merry Christmas and a Pleased New 12 months.”