President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump issued a joint message wishing People a Merry Christmas on Thursday, noting the significance of the vacation and praising People’ efforts in the course of the pandemic.
“The president and I need to want each American a really Merry Christmas,” the primary woman started in a video launched on Christmas Eve.
“Through the sacred season, Christians rejoice 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 standard shepard.”
“He mentioned, ‘I convey you nice information that can trigger nice pleasure for the entire individuals. In the present day, within the city of David, a savior has been born to you. He’s the messiah, the lord. You will see 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, academics, and others for his or her work in the course of the coronavirus.
“As you realize, this Christmas is totally different than years previous,” she mentioned.
“We’re battling a world pandemic that has affected all of us. But, by this nice problem, we’ve 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 at least one one other. Brave first responders, docs, and nurses have given all the pieces to avoid wasting lives. Sensible scientists have developed therapies 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 hundreds of thousands of doses of a protected and efficient vaccine that can quickly finish this horrible pandemic and save hundreds of thousands and hundreds of thousands of lives,” the president mentioned.
“We’re grateful for the entire scientists, researchers, manufacturing employees, and repair members who’ve labored tirelessly to make this breakthrough attainable. It’s actually a Christmas miracle.”
The primary woman added: “Throughout this glorious time of 12 months, we additionally give thanks for the courageous and selfless People who maintain us protected. We’re perpetually grateful for the women and men of legislation enforcement and the heroes of the USA navy.”
“On this holy season,” the president mentioned, “we thank God for his infinite love and we pray that the sunshine of his glory will perpetually shine on this magnificent land. On behalf of Melania and all the Trump household, we want you a really Merry Christmas and a Glad New 12 months.”