White House Wednesdays

White House Wednesdays

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


  While President Trump has hosted several foreign leaders to the White House, and in New Jersey and Mar-a-Lago for meetings, working lunches, and dinners, the first official State Visit for Trump’s presidency began this past Monday to host French President, Emmanuel Macron. Following the grandeur of the Trump’s recent visit with the Macrons in… 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