The White House is the official residence of the United States President, located in Washington, DC. It is also the workplace of the president and his advisors.
The White House has been the residence of every president since John Adams in 1800. It was rebuilt after sustaining significant damage from the British Army in the War of 1812. The term "White House" is often used to refer to the executive branch of the US government. The president works out of the West Wing, built in 1901. Here is a collection of all of DW's content on the White House.
In a surprising escalation of tensions over an ongoing political crisis, Trump has raised the prospect of military action in Venezuela. The Pentagon has said the White House has not issued any orders to the military.
As a retired Marine, Kelly understands that commander-in-chief Donald Trump has the final say. However, the new chief of staff is also not shy about voicing disagreement if necessary, a former Kelly aide told DW.