USA TODAY First lady Melania Trump gave former first lady Laura Bush a tour of the buzzed-about White House Christmas decorations that sparked negative reactions on social media last week.
Former First Lady Laura Bush toured the White House Christmas display.
Trump's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham told USA TODAY the visit happened in private. No other details were provided.
President Donald Trump tweeted earlier Tuesday that Mrs. Bush, who is in Washington for the state funeral of her father-in-law, former President George H.W. Bush, would visit.
Melania first unveiled the White House Christmas decor last week, which includes a hall of crimson trees in the East Wing without any ornaments and a wreath made out of sharpened "Be Best" pencils, in honor of her anti-bullying campaign.
According to a press release from the first lady, this year's Christmas theme is "American Treasures," which has the White House shining "with the spirit of patriotism." READ MORE