Gov. Chafee: It's Not 'Tradition' to Call It a Christmas Tree

( – Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I-R.I.) told on Wednesday that his administration calls the decorated evergreen tree erected in the Rhode Island State House in December a “holiday tree”--rather than a "Christmas tree"--because that is what the tree is traditionally called. spoke with Chafee following his remarks at the National Governors Association national summit in Arlington, Va.