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.
The bosses of Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW went to the White House with promises to invest more in the US economy. They are hoping the charm offensive will persuade US President Donald Trump to scrap plans to impose a 25%tariff on European-made cars.
Donald Trump revoked a pesky CNN reporter's White House press pass this week. That kind of punitive action against the media would be unthinkable in Germany, where journalists invite the politicians to press conferences.