The White House

The Christmas Tree Is Not An American Original Of all the people that celebrate Christmas, few know anything about the history of Christmas trees and why people have them as part of their Christmas décor.  The Christmas tree did not originate as an American custom. The idea of setting up a Christmas tree as part […]

California Representative Maxine Waters is refusing to be duped into accepting Donald Trump’s behavior as normal for a president. When she appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Friday, she told the hosts why she doesn’t come out for any ceremonial political gatherings surrounding the current president. “I don’t honor him. I don’t respect this president. […]

John Wilson Jr. issued a statement on Thursday expressing his disappointment with the meeting and his disdain for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' recent comments about HBCUs.

It’s been a chaotic first 30 days for President Trump and his administration. Here’s a look at some of the president’s more controversial decisions and statements in February. TRUMP SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER FOR HCBUs: President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order that commits to a request by the United Negro College Fund that Trump move […]

President Donald Trump and his new administration have made major changes to the White House website, rehashing many of his campaign promises. The move came right after Trump took the oath of office Friday.

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was extradited to the U.S. on Thursday evening.

"It has been the honor of my life to serve you as President. Eight years later I am even more optimistic about our country’s promise,” he said.

On Friday, FLOTUS stressed that "the power of hope" has "allowed us to rise."

Pete Souza, Chief White House Photographer, captured this administration's spirit, beauty and power.

“This is something that I will be invested in for the rest of my life,” POTUS said at the initiative's final White House summit.