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Watch: Paul Ryan Flip the Switch One Last Time on the 2018 Capitol Christmas Tree

By Jerel Flint

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Speaker Paul D. Ryan hosted his fourth and final Capitol Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Thursday. This year’s Noble Fir hails from Oregon’s Willamette National Forest and stands a staggering 82 feet tall. It was decorated with thousands of ornaments from citizens of the Beaver State.

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