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Last weekend, snow fell in parts of the United States, including Washington DC.

Although I am neither a fan of snow nor DC, people took great photographs that revealed how picturesque both can be.

President Trump has been working at the White House since before Christmas, waiting to resolve the shutdown with the unresponsive Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-California) and Senate Minority Leader Senator Chuck Schumer (D-New York). Despite having had no escape for either the holidays or a game of golf at the southern White House at Mar a Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, even he was impressed:

This is why:

Here’s a short, yet evocative, video:

No photographic catalogue of America’s capital would be complete without scenes of the Washington Monument:

This splendid photo should win an award:

As should this one:

Here’s another scene I particularly liked:

Of course, 30 Democrats missed it all by being in Puerto Rico on a party junket.

They missed DC looking beautiful, adorned by snow — like a treasured grandmother wearing her heirloom pearls.

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