White House Wednesdays

Traditions

  The tradition of lighting the National Christmas Tree dates back to 1923 with President Calvin Coolidge, and tonight President and Mrs. Trump continue that tradition in President’s Park just outside the White House grounds in the Ellipse. In conjunction with the National Parks Service and National Parks Foundation, the annual event drew thousands of… Read More


  Ralph Lauren is not simply an iconic American designer, who has captured the hearts of Americans from all walks of life, he is a favorite designer for Mrs. Trump and he has created gowns for four previous First Ladies, outfitted the U.S. Olympic team and lead the campaign to save the Star-Spangled Banner by… Read More


What can be more patriotic than spending Independence Day in our nation’s Capitol? It would be spending it with the President of the United States at the White House. President Thomas Jefferson was the first President to host a Fourth of July celebration at the White House by opening the doors to the Executive Mansion… Read More


Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead With all the fanfare of their First State Dinner, many missed a new addition in the Diplomatic Reception Room.  However, during President Trump’s historic announcement of the United States’ withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal last week, Mrs. Trump made news. Everything in the Diplomatic Reception Room looked… Read More


Barbara Pierce Bush was known as the “Silver Fox,” her graceful façade also earned her the national role of “America’s grandmother.” But for many, Mrs. Barbara Bush far exceeded the expectations of First Lady. While her role as a more traditional wife was emphasized; she deserves credit for her unparalleled work literacy efforts and most… Read More