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Patrick Leahy, D-VT., talks with the media about this year's Capitol Christmas Tree a gift from the people of Vermont as it arrives on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol.This year's Capitol Christmas Tree is a gift from the people of Vermont. This is actually the fifth time that Vermont has provided a tree to Washington, DC. Past years where 1967, 1980, 1982, 1994 and 2007. The tree is a balsam fir coming from the Green Mountain National Forest. The Green Mountain National Forest is celebrating their 75th anniversary in 2007. Approximately 7,500 ornaments will be provided for the Capitol Tree and with the 70 companion trees. The Lighting Ceremony will be December 5th, 2007, by the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.

Patrick Leahy, D-VT., talks with the media about this year's Capitol Christmas Tree a gift from the people of Vermont as it arrives on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol.This year's Capitol Christmas Tree is a gift from the people of Vermont. This is actually the fifth time that Vermont has provided a tree to Washington, DC. Past years where 1967, 1980, 1982, 1994 and 2007. The tree is a balsam fir coming from the Green Mountain National Forest. The Green Mountain National Forest is...
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