President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama addressed the nation in his regular weekly address in a few days early to wish their fellow citizens a "merry Christmas."

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama addressed the nation in his regular weekly address in a few days early to wish their fellow citizens a "merry Christmas." The Obamas recorded the annual message before departing for their regular family vacation in Hawaii. The First Couple encouraged Americans to remember U.S. military members and their families during the holidays and called them to service for their country.