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.
After a leak of diplomatic cables heavily critical of US President Donald Trump, Britain's ambassador to the US, Kim Darroch, has resigned. Trump had said his White House would no longer work with Darroch. Keith Walker speaks with political commentator Patrick Christys and starts by asking why the finger of blame is being pointed at Boris Johnson.
The White House wanted to move a ship named for a political rival of the US president out of sight during his visit to Japan, a paper says. Donald Trump and a long-dormant Navy Twitter feed rushed to rubbish the report.