The State Dining Room was expanded by then-President Theodore Roosevelt in 1902 during a White House renovation to accommodate more guests. State dinners continued even when the White House closed for a complete interior reconstruction from 1948 to 1952—then-President Harry Truman held them at hotels in Washington, D.C. … [Read more...] about What Is a State Dinner? The History Behind Donald and Melania’s White House Event
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“The basement and bottom floor is very powerful with the introduction and just the journey. As you go up, it brings you to more current and modern times,” West said. “There’s a lot of content and a lot of little pieces that you have to be meticulous on how you’re going through it and what you’re reading. It’s good. You have a lot of solid material in there. It’s a great story. That’s what is most powerful to me the story that they tell from the very beginning all the way to the top.” … [Read more...] about Why the Warriors had no regrets skipping White House visit for tour of African American history museum
White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer (L) invites the press to eat cake at a farewell party in the White House Press Room in Washington, DC, 14 July 2003, on his last day serving US President George W. Bush as spokesman. Fleischer served the president for two and a half years and will be replaced by longtime Bush administration member Scott McClellan. AFP PHOTO/Paul J. RICHARDS (Photo credit should read PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images) … [Read more...] about A White House aide taped meetings with Trump so he could replay it to impress his friends
According to the list released Tuesday by the White House press office, West Wing restrooms will be modernized and wood paneling in the West Wing elevator will be replaced. Renovations to the Navy mess kitchen will address safety issues and prevent water damage. … [Read more...] about White House undergoes renovations with Trump in New Jersey
During his tenure, Pfeiffer said, the complex was only used for national security discussions, with three exceptions: emergency meetings on the federal response to natural disasters, a couple of large group discussions on health care policy during the rollout of Obamacare; and a 2012 taping for a segment of the NBC News show "Rock Center" about the bin Laden raid. … [Read more...] about What is the White House Situation Room and why was Omarosa in it?