‘Merry Christmas’ comes back to White House Christmas greeting instead of Obama’s “Happy Holidays”

The sparkle of the holiday season comes to the White House every year, but Donald Trump had promised the country more than twinkling lights and decked halls. As a candidate on the campaign trail, he pledged to end the perceived “War on Christmas,Washington Post reports.

The US president has rallied against the phrase “happy holidays” which he deems excessively politically correct. President Trump made sure his official Christmas card reflected this sentiment by wishing Americans a “Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year” instead of the more generic salutation of “happy holidays” as done previously by Obama’s administration.