Los Angeles: President Barack Obama met the two-year-old daughter of songstress Mariah Carey at the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in Washington.
"What an honor to kick off the holiday season with the First Family," Carey tweeted along with a photo of President Obama greeting her daughter Monroe on stage.
In the snapshot, Nick Cannon`s wife carries Monroe on her hip. Obama, 52, flashes a big smile while leaning in to say hello, reported Us magazine.
Carey wore a custom-designed short white Herve L Leroux dress and Monroe styled a gray winter coat and white tights.
Obama was joined by his wife, First Lady Michelle Obama, and daughters Malia, 15, and Sasha, 12.
The annual event, hosted by Glee`s Jane Lynch, also included performances by Aretha Franklin, Train, Arturo Sandoval and Janelle Monae.