Stuns at the Congressional Ball at the White House. Melania Trump

7 Melania Trump, 48, dazzled in a white shimmering sequins gown at the Congressional Ball on Saturday
President Donald Trump welcomed the crowd of Republicans and

Democrats to the grand foyer of the White House which he called his ‘happy place’ and gushed that he and Melania love living there
Trump praised his two years in presidency as ‘incredible’ and ‘very, very special’

The president touched on tax and regulation cuts in his speech and applauded Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, the two Supreme Court justices he appointed, as ‘great’
He also looked forward to the next two years saying he’d

revolutionize healthcare
They were joined by Vice President Mike Pence, his wife Karen, and Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump
The president didn’t mention the mounting pressure of the Mueller probe in his four-minute speech

Trump saw a victory in his political agenda when a Texas court deemed Obamacare unconstitutional on Friday

Melania Trump looked merry and bright as she joined her husband at the Congressional Ball held in the grand foyer of the White House, which Donald Trump hailed his ‘happy place’, on Saturday evening.

The first lady, 48, dazzled in a white shimmering sequins gown by Céline and made a grand entrance with Trump as the band played Hail to the Chief.

Donald Trump addressed the crowd with a four minute speech celebrating his two years in office.

‘It’s been an incredible two years, it’s been very, very special. No administration has done more in the first two years than the Trump administration,’ he said.

‘We have so much more to do and again this is going to be a really exciting week and I think it’s going to be a really exciting year and next two years. Exciting things happened over the past 24 hours…’ he said citing how a federal judge ruled the Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional on Friday evening, which could lead to the undoing of Obamacare.

Melania Trump, 48, dazzled in a white shimmering sequins gown at the Congressional Ball at the White House on Saturday

Melania beamed in a white sequins gown by Céline as her husband welcomed the crowd in the grand foyer of the White House
‘It’s been an incredible two years, it’s been very, very special.

No administration has done more in the first two years than the Trump administration,’ the president said during his four minute speech
Trump gushed about his ‘incredible’ two years in office and applauded Melania for her festive decorations in the grand foyer of the White House where the ball was held on Saturday evening

Trump said that he and Melania love living at the White House and he called his home ‘an incredible place to be’
‘Welcome to the White House. Enjoy the evening. Merry Christmas and happy and healthy new year,’ Melania said

He closed his speech with a thumbs up to the crowd and walked away from the podium holding Melania’s hand

He welcomed the audience to enjoy the ‘special’ grandeur of the White House adding that he and Melania love living there.

‘To me it’s a happy place,’ he said adding the White House ‘is an incredible place to be’.

Addressing the crowd that pulled from both sides of the political spectrum he added, ‘I have a lot of friends who are Democrats’.

The president touched on tax and regulation cuts in his speech and applauded Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, the two Supreme Court justices he appointed, as ‘great’.

‘And what people don’t know is that we’ve almost reached the 100 mark of federal judges, that’s a big, big mark,’ he said.

‘And I think next week we have a chance to get criminal justice reform, they’ve been trying to do it for many, many years,’ he added.

Then he looked towards the future saying ‘This is going to be an exciting year and two years’ adding ‘I believe we’re going to get really good health care’.

‘If Republicans and Democrats get together, we are going to end up with incredible health care, which is the way it should have been from day one. And it’s going to happen,’ he said.

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Melania and Donald Trump made a grand entrance into the foyer as the band played Hail to the Chief
Trump spoke on healthcare saying: ‘If Republicans and Democrats get together, we are going to end up with incredible health care, which is the way it should have been from day one. And it’s going to happen’
Trump commended his wife for her decorations in the grand foyer and handed her the mic to share a Christmas message
He gushed that he and Melania love living in the White House which he hailed as his ‘happy place’
Melania was all smiles as her husband raved about the success of his administration over the past two years
The president and Melania were joined by Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence (pictured left)
Trump delivered an impassioned four minute speech where he talked about how he wants to revolutionize healthcare in his next two years in office
The Trumps waved after their speeches and mingled with the crowd for just half an hour before retiring
Trump joked that he gets along with Democrats as several liberals were invited for the festive get-together
‘And the other thing they’re going to start working on very shortly is an infrastructure bill, because that’s something I think everybody wants to see,’ he added.

He wished the crowd a happy Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year and passed the mic to Melania, who he commended for doing ‘a job well done’ with the decorations.

‘Welcome to the White House. Enjoy the evening. Merry Christmas and happy and healthy New Year,’ the beaming First Lady said.

She dazzled in a white floor-length sequins dress by Céline and topped off the look with heels.

Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence were also in attendance. As were Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump.

Melania and Trump didn’t linger for long and headed back upstairs just 29 minutes after arriving.

The president was all smiles in his tuxedo and didn’t break a sweat as he talked about his ‘great’ two years in office, despite the looming probe by special counsel Robert Mueller into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections.

Party attendees recorded the president’s welcoming speech at the Congressional Ball on Saturday evening
President Donald Trump mingled briefly with guests on Saturday evening before retiring early
Also present at the party were Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump pictured above talking to U.S. Treasury Secretary Republican Steve Mnuchin
Ivanka wore a festive red silk top and pearl earrings for the festive gathering at the White House on Saturday evening
US.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke pictured above at the ball held in Washington D.C. on Saturday evening
After 29 minutes at the party, Trump and Melania went back upstairs, pictured with Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence
The probe has already gone on for 18-months as New York prosecutors examine Trump’s campaign spending and donations by foreign nationals and file through the finances of his business the Trump Organization and his defunct charity the Trump Foundation, according to Politico.

And the pressure on the president is mounting as many of his trusted officials have already taken the fall in the probe.

Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is in jail and his former personal attorney Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday.

Cohen was sentenced to three years behind bars for crimes including orchestrating hush payments to women in violation of campaign laws before the 2016 election.

Trump’s campaign chairman Rick Gates is also cooperating with Mueller and is a confessed felon. He worked with Manafort during Trump’s 2016 campaign.

The president’s national security adviser Michael Flynn actively cooperated with Mueller, landing him no jail time after he offered ‘substantial assistance’ to the Justice Department. Flynn had admitted he lied to the FBI about the nature of his conversations with the Russian ambassador during the transition period between the 2016 election and Trump’s inauguration.

His lied to federal investigators and Vice President Mike Pence, resulting in his firing from the White House in February of 2017.

The president didn’t break a sweat as he talked about his ‘great’ two years in office, despite the looming probe by special counsel Robert Mueller into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections
And the pressure on the president is mounting as many of his trusted officials have already taken the fall in the probe. On Wednesday Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison for his work for Trump
The Mueller probe aside, Trump saw a victory for his political agenda this week when a Texas court ruled Obamacare as ‘unconstitutional’.
Now all eyes are on Roger Stone, Trump’s longtime political adviser, about what he knows about Russian political interference.

Stone has refused to testify against Trump in Mueller’s investigation.

The Mueller probe aside, Trump saw a victory for his political agenda this week when a Texas court ruled Obamacare as ‘unconstitutional’.

US District Judge Reed O’Connor in Fort Worth on Friday said that Obamacare, formally known as the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA), was unconstitutional based on its individual mandate – which was removed from the law by Republicans earlier this year.

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Trump tweeted gushing about the victory saying: ‘As I predicted all along, Obamacare has been struck down as an UNCONSTITUTIONAL disaster! Now Congress must pass a STRONG law that provides GREAT healthcare and protects pre-existing conditions! Mich and Nancy, get it done!’

Obama fought back with a statement on Saturday urging people to enroll for the Affordable Care Act on its final sign-up day.

‘You might have heard about a federal court decision on a Republican lawsuit trying to strike down the Affordable Care Act in its entirety. That can be a scary thing to hear, particularly if you or someone you care about has a pre-existing condition. And that’s why it’s so important for you to know that last night’s ruling changes nothing for now,’ he said.

‘Open enrollment is proceeding as planned today. And a good way to show that you’re tired of people trying to take away your health care is to go get covered,’ he added.